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buoyant
used in Jane Eyre

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buoyant personality
Definition
characterized by cheerfulness and optimism; or a tendency to maintain or quickly recover cheerfulness and optimism after setbacks
  • Your habitual expression in those days, Jane, was a thoughtful look; not despondent, for you were not sickly; but not buoyant, for you had little hope, and no actual pleasure.
    Chapter 27 (70% in)
buoyant = cheerful and optimistic
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  • They dispersed about the room, reminding me, by the lightness and buoyancy of their movements, of a flock of white plumy birds.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)
  • Till morning dawned I was tossed on a buoyant but unquiet sea, where billows of trouble rolled under surges of joy.
    Chapter 15 (98% in)

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