HyperDic: elan

English > 3 senses of the word elan:
NOUNfeelingelan, ardor, ardour, zeala feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
attributeelan, dash, flair, panache, styledistinctive and stylish elegance
attributeelanenthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness
elan > pronunciation
Soundsiy'lahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > elan: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
Synonymsardor, ardour, zeal
Broadereagerness, avidity, avidness, keennessA positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
Spanishafán, ahínco, ardor, brío, celo, fervor
English > elan: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdistinctive and stylish elegance.
Synonymsdash, flair, panache, style
BroadereleganceA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Spanishbrío, elegancia, encanto, estilo
Catalanairositat, estil
English > elan: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningenthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness.
Example"a performance of great elan and sophistication"
Broaderliveliness, life, spirit, sprightlinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression
Spanishímpetu

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