enthusiastic


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en·thu·si·as·tic

 (ĕn-tho͞o′zē-ăs′tĭk)
adj.
Having or demonstrating enthusiasm.

en·thu′si·as′ti·cal·ly adv.

enthusiastic

(ɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk)
adj
filled with or motivated by enthusiasm; fanatical; keen
enˌthusiˈastically adv

en•thu•si•as•tic

(ɛnˌθu ziˈæs tɪk)

adj.
full of or characterized by enthusiasm; eager.
[1595–1605; < Greek]
en•thu`si•as′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enthusiastic - having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
unenthusiastic - not enthusiastic; lacking excitement or ardor; "an unenthusiastic performance by the orchestra"; "unenthusiastic applause"

enthusiastic

enthusiastic

adjective
Showing or having enthusiasm:
Informal: crazy.
Slang: gung ho, nuts.
Translations
nadšenýdychtivý
entusiastiskivrig efter
innokas
entuzijastičangorljivzanesen
fullur ákafa
熱心な
열심인
entuziastický
navdušen
angelägenentusiastisk
กระตือรือร้น
nhiệt tìnhsay mê

enthusiastic

[ɪnˌθuːzɪˈæstɪk] ADJ [skier, supporter, crowd, applause] → entusiasta
to be enthusiastic about [+ photography, chess, art] → ser un entusiasta de; [+ idea, suggestion] → estar entusiasmado con
to be enthusiastic about doing sthestar entusiasmado por hacer algo
to become enthusiastic about sthentusiasmarse con algo
she was less than enthusiastic about the ideano le entusiasmaba nada la idea
I tried to sound enthusiasticintenté parecer entusiasmado

enthusiastic

[ɪnˌθjuːziˈæstɪk] adj
[person] → enthousiaste
to be enthusiastic about sth → être enthousiasmé(e) par qch
[response] → enthousiaste; [welcome] → enthousiaste

enthusiastic

adjbegeistert, enthusiastisch; he was very enthusiastic about the planer war von dem Plan äußerst begeistert; to be enthusiastic about doing somethingetw mit Begeisterung tun; (in future) → sich darauf freuen, etw zu tun; he was enthusiastic in his praise of iter lobte es begeistert; they had been a little too enthusiastic when buying the ingredientssie waren beim Einkaufen der Zutaten ein bisschen über das Ziel hinausgeschossen; to be less than enthusiastic (about something)nicht gerade (von etw) begeistert sein; to be less than enthusiastic about doing somethingnicht gerade wild darauf sein, etw zu tun; to wax enthusiastic (about something) (→ über etw acc) → in Begeisterung geraten

enthusiastic

[ɪnˌθuːzɪˈæstɪk] adj (response) → entusiastico/a; (person) → entusiasta
to be enthusiastic about sth/sb → essere entusiasta di qc/qn
to become enthusiastic about sth → entusiasmarsi per qc

enthusiasm

(inˈθjuːziӕzəm) noun
strong or passionate interest. He has a great enthusiasm for travelling; He did not show any enthusiasm for our new plans.
enˈthusiast noun
a person filled with enthusiasm. a computer enthusiast.
enˌthusiˈastic adjective
(negative unenthusiastic) full of enthusiasm or approval. an enthusiastic mountaineer.
enˌthusiˈastically adverb

enthusiastic

مُتَحَمِّس, مُتَحَمِّسٌ dychtivý, nadšený entusiastisk, ivrig efter begeistert, enthusiastisch ενθουσιώδης entusiasta, resuelto innokas enthousiaste entuzijastičan, gorljiv appassionato, entusiasta 熱心な 열심인 enthousiast entusiastisk, ivrig entuzjastyczny, zapalony entusiástico жаждать, увлеченный angelägen, entusiastisk กระตือรือร้น hevesli, istekli nhiệt tình, say mê 渴望的, 热情的
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Tumultuous applause followed but received an unexpected check, for the cot bed, on which the dress circle was built, suddenly shut up and extinguished the enthusiastic audience.
Damon, who seemed eager to burst into enthusiastic talk.
Our instructors were oddly assorted; wandering pioneer school-teachers, stranded ministers of the Gospel, a few enthusiastic young men just out of graduate schools.
exclaimed the younger sister, rising from the encircling arm of Cora, and casting herself with enthusiastic gratitude on the naked rock; "to that Heaven who has spared the tears of a gray- headed father; has saved the lives of those I so much love.
She is a perfect and enthusiastic housekeeper, and hopes for no better profession.
There were telegrams to the national office from enthusiastic individuals in little towns which had made amazing and unprecedented increases in a single year: Benedict, Kansas, from 26 to 260; Henderson, Kentucky, from 19 to 111; Holland, Michigan, from 14 to 208; Cleo, Oklahoma, from 0 to 104; Martin's Ferry, Ohio, from 0 to 296--and many more of the same kind.
Yes, principles," said Sam, giving an enthusiastic toss to a chicken's neck,--"what's principles good for, if we isn't persistent, I wanter know?
They are warm-hearted, emotional, impulsive, enthusiastic, their tears come at the mildest touch, and it is not hard to move them to laughter.
and after the thing had closed with a peculiarly afflicting sermon the applause was enthusiastic.
Although the feeble glimmer which she was able to see from that distance did not seem to her a dazzling exhibition, she tried to be as enthusiastic as possible.
The slaves selected to go to the Great House Farm, for the monthly allowance for themselves and their fellow-slaves, were peculiarly enthusiastic.
She declared them to be very agreeable girls indeed, which for her ladyship was enthusiastic admiration.