enthusiasm

  1. a feeling of excitement
  2. a lively interest

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm originally meant inspiration 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.` In current English vernacular the word simply ......
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Enthusiasm

• (n.) Lively manifestation of joy or zeal. • (n.) A state of impassioned emotion; transport; elevation of fancy; exaltation of soul; as, the poetry of enthusiasm. • (n.) Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or of being directly subject to some divine impuls...
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enthusiasm

noun a lively interest; `enthusiasm for his program is growing`
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Enthusiasm

En·thu'si·asm noun [ Greek ... , from ... to be inspired or possessed by the god, from ..., ..., inspired: confer enthousiasme . See Entheal , Theism .] 1. Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or ...
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enthusiasm

a feeling of excitement
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enthusiasm

enthusiasm, enthusiastic 1. Passionate interest in or eagerness to do something. 2. Something that arouses a consuming interest. 3. Etymology: from Greek enthousiasmos, from enthousiazein 'be inspired', from entheos, 'inspired, possessed by a god', from en- 'in' + theos, 'god'; also, `possession by (a) god”, formed from enthous, `inspired”; l...
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enthusiasm

[n] - a feeling of excitement 2. [n] - a lively interest
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