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enthusiasm definition

  • noun:
    • Great excitement for or desire for a topic or cause.
    • A source or reason behind great pleasure or interest.
    • Archaic Ecstasy as a result of supposed control by a god.
    • Archaic Religious fanaticism.
    • control by a god; divine determination or frenzy.
    • Intensity of feeling; excited interest or eagerness.
    • determination as though by a divine or superhuman energy; ecstasy; thus, a conceit of divine control and revelation, or to be right susceptible to some divine impulse.
    • A state of impassioned feeling; transportation; height of fancy; exaltation of heart.
    • Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; strong excitement of feeling with respect to a reason or an interest; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest.
    • Lively manifestation of delight or zeal.
    • An ecstasy of mind, like from motivation or ownership by a spiritual impact; hence, a belief or conceit to be divinely inspired or commissioned.
    • generally, an all natural propensity toward extravagant admiration and devotion; specifically, absorbing or controlling possession of this mind by any interest, research, or quest; ardent zeal looking for some item, inspiring energetic undertaking with powerful hope and self-confidence of success.
    • An experience or a manifestation of exalted understanding or commitment; a manifestation or a sense of exalted admiration, imagination, and/or want: within sense with a plural: as, their enthusiasms were now all extinguished; the passion of impassioned oratory.
    • Synonyms Earnestness, Zeal, etc. (see eagerness); heat, ardor, passion, devotion.
    • a lively interest
    • overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    • a feeling of pleasure
    • Great excitement for or desire for a topic or cause.
    • A source or cause of great pleasure or interest.
    • Archaic Ecstasy due to expected ownership by a god.
    • Archaic spiritual fanaticism.
    • Possession by a god; divine inspiration or frenzy.
    • Intensity of sensation; excited interest or eagerness.
    • Inspiration just as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; for this reason, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or of being right susceptible to some divine impulse.
    • a situation of impassioned feeling; transportation; level of elegant; exaltation of heart.
    • Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; powerful pleasure of sensation on the behalf of a cause or a topic; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest.
    • Lively manifestation of joy or zeal.
    • An ecstasy of head, just as if from determination or control by a spiritual influence; ergo, a belief or conceit of being divinely motivated or commissioned.
    • generally speaking, an all natural tendency toward extravagant admiration and commitment; especially, absorbing or controlling possession of this head by any interest, research, or quest; ardent zeal in search of some item, inspiring energetic undertaking with powerful hope and self-confidence of success.
    • An experience or a manifestation of exalted understanding or devotion; a manifestation or a feeling of exalted admiration, imagination, or the like: in this sense with a plural: as, their enthusiasms had been today all extinguished; the enthusiasm of impassioned oratory.
    • Synonyms Earnestness, Zeal, etc. (identify eagerness); warmth, ardor, passion, commitment.
    • a lively interest
    • overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    • a feeling of pleasure
    • Great excitement for or interest in an interest or cause.
    • A source or reason for great excitement or interest.
    • Archaic Ecstasy due to supposed ownership by a god.
    • Archaic Spiritual fanaticism.
    • ownership by a god; divine determination or madness.
    • Intensity of feeling; excited interest or eagerness.
    • motivation like by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine control and revelation, or to be straight subject to some divine impulse.
    • circumstances of impassioned emotion; transportation; level of fancy; exaltation of soul.
    • Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; strong excitement of feeling on behalf of a cause or an interest; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest.
    • vibrant manifestation of delight or zeal.
    • An ecstasy of mind, just as if from determination or control by a spiritual impact; thus, a belief or conceit of being divinely encouraged or commissioned.
    • In general, a normal inclination toward extravagant admiration and commitment; especially, taking in or controlling possession regarding the head by any interest, study, or pursuit; ardent zeal looking for some object, inspiring lively endeavor with strong hope and self-confidence of success.
    • a personal experience or a manifestation of exalted admiration or devotion; a manifestation or a feeling of exalted admiration, imagination, or perhaps the want: inside feeling with a plural: because, his enthusiasms had been today all extinguished; the passion of impassioned oratory.
    • Synonyms Earnestness, Zeal, etc. (identify eagerness); warmth, ardor, passion, devotion.
    • a lively interest
    • full of eager enjoyment or endorsement
    • a feeling of excitement
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