HyperDic: enthusiastic

English > 1 sense of the word enthusiastic:
ADJECTIVEallenthusiastichaving or showing great excitement / excitement and interest
enthusiastic > pronunciation
Soundsihnthuw.ziyae'stihk
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English > enthusiastic: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing great excitement / excitement and interest.
Examples
  • "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"
  • "an enthusiastic response"
  • "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
Narrowerardent, warmCharacterized by strong enthusiasm
avid, zealousmarked by active interest and enthusiasm
crazy, wild, dotty, gagaintensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
evangelical, evangelisticmarked by ardent or zealous enthusiasm for a cause
glowingHighly enthusiastic
gung hoVery enthusiastic and dedicated
overenthusiasticunduly enthusiastic
See alsoeagerHaving or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
passionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
spiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Oppositeunenthusiasticnot enthusiastic
Spanishentusiasmado, entusiasta, entusiástico
Catalanentusiasta, entusiàstic
Nounsenthusiasma lively interest
enthusiasma feeling of excitement
Adverbsenthusiasticallywith enthusiasm

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