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Having or showing intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval,
  1. Having or showing intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval
    • - the promoter was enthusiastic about the concert venue

  1. having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
  2. (enthusiasm) a feeling of excitement
  3. (enthusiasm) exuberance: overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
  4. (enthusiasm) a lively interest; "enthusiasm for his program is growing"
  5. Enthusiasm originally meant or possession by a divine afflatus or by the presence of a god. Johnson's Dictionary, the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, defines enthusiasm as "a vain belief of private revelation; a vain confidence of divine favour or communication. ...
  6. With zealous fervor; excited, motivated
  7. (enthusiasm) Possession by a god; divine inspiration or frenzy; Intensity of feeling; excited interest or eagerness
  8. (ENTHUSIASM) "Sucess consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm" Sir Winston Churchill
  9. (7. Enthusiasm) Employers hire people with positive attitudes and high energy. If you show enthusiasm, the employer will be immediately impressed.
  10. (Enthusiasm (nonverbal)) Refers to the relative amplitude that is carried through on the nonverbal message. ...
  11. (Enthusiasm) Enjoying learning and willingly putting the effort into the process.
  12. (Enthusiasm) an intense feeling for a subject or a cause, inspired by magnetic feelings of joy; Greek meaning: a passionate response. This is one of the Soul qualities. (see Soul qualities)
  13. (enthusiasm) An exaggerated state of religious fervor or reliance on divine inspiration. Enlightenment philosophers such as Locke and Leibniz decried manifestations of enthusiasm as incompatible with the proper employment of rational faculties. ...
  14. (enthusiasm) to be excited about something
  15. Enthusiasm is being cheerful, happy, and full of spirit. It is doing something wholeheartedly and eagerly. When you are enthusiastic, you have a positive attitude. Enthusiasm is being inspired.
  16. having a lot of interest in something: "He's an enthusiastic supporter of equal rights."