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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The enthusiastic seemed in the wildness of the Walpurgisnacht to hear the rattle of artillery at Gravelotte.
Pleasant, pleasant country,' sighed the enthusiastic gentleman, as he opened his lattice window.
I took an enthusiastic part in the excitement caused by that last infirmity of noble ships, without concerning myself much with the why or the wherefore.
When I left Rome I corresponded with him, and about once in two months received from him long letters in queer English, which brought before me vividly his spluttering, enthusiastic, gesticulating conversation.
The Baron, 'well known as an enthusiastic student of chemistry,' had heard of certain recent discoveries in connection with that science in the United States, and was anxious to investigate them personally.
She is very beautiful," agreed Gilbert, so heartily that Anne almost wished he were a LITTLE less enthusiastic.
Barbicane remained calm in the midst of this enthusiastic clamor; perhaps he was desirous of addressing a few more words to his colleagues, for by his gestures he demanded silence, and his powerful alarum was worn out by its violent reports.
Our instructors were oddly assorted; wandering pioneer school-teachers, stranded ministers of the Gospel, a few enthusiastic young men just out of graduate schools.
All enthusiastic natures must explode occasionally; and my form of explosion is -- Words.
The pilot probably does not know to this day why his responses won him this enthusiastic greeting.
I am convinced that we Russians must die or conquer," he concluded, conscious- as were others- after the words were uttered that his remarks were too enthusiastic and emphatic for the occasion and were therefore awkward.
The audience was just enthusiastic enough over it to have her return and sing a sorrowful lay, whose lines told of a mother's love and a sweetheart who waited and a young man who was lost at sea under the most harrowing circumstances.