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Synonyms for enthusiasm
ɛnˈθu ziˌæz əmen·thu·si·asm

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. enthusiasm

    The old meaning of enthusiasm implies a pseudo-inspiration, an almost frantic extravagance in behalf of something supposed to be an expression of the divine will. This sense remains as the controlling one in the kindred noun enthusiast. Enthusiasm has now chiefly the meaning of an earnest and commendable devotion, an intense and eager interest. Against the hindrances of the world, nothing great and good can be carried without a certain fervor, intensity, and vehemence; these joined with faith, courage, and hopefulness make enthusiasm. Zeal is burning earnestness, always tending to vigorous action with all the devotion of enthusiasm, tho often without its hopefulness. Compare EAGER.

    ardor, devotion, eagerness, earnestness, ecstasy, excitement, extravagance, fanaticism, fervency, fervor, frenzy, inspiration, intensity, passion, rapture, transport, vehemence, warmth, zeal

    calculation, calmness, caution, coldness, deadness, dulness, indifference, lukewarmness, policy, prudence, timidity, wariness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. enthusiasm

    excitement, frenzy, sensation, inspiration, transport, rapture, warmth, fervor, fervency, zeal, ardor, vehemence, passion, devotion

    coldness, callousness, indifference, disaffection, repugnance, alienation, contempt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enthusiasmnoun

    a feeling of excitement

    ebullience, exuberance

  2. exuberance, enthusiasm, ebulliencenoun

    overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval

    ebullience, exuberance

  3. enthusiasmnoun

    a lively interest

    "enthusiasm for his program is growing"

    ebullience, exuberance

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enthusiasmnoun

    ecstasy (from a belief of being inspired), fanaticism, religious frenzy

  2. enthusiasmnoun

    ardor, zeal, warmth, earnestness, passion, devotion, heat of imagination, mental excitement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enthusiasmnoun

    eagerness, intensity, ardor, fervor, fervency, verve, empressement, unction

    indifference, wariness, caution, calmness, lukewarmness

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  1. Bill Gates:

    The very first ones are still fairly expensive. It's gon na take time before we get the volume to really take down to the low end of the market, but this is how we bootstrap it, and we got a lot of enthusiasm here that this can be made cheap enough that we can cover Africa, which would not happen without this breakthrough.

  2. Dick Harpootlian:

    I see no enthusiasm among rank and file Democrats for Hillary Clinton and there are still some harsh feelings about what happened in 2008, people have come up to me saying we remember '08, who are you for and is Biden going to get in.

  3. Jennifer Kelly:

    Jennifer Kelly, Jennifer Kelly, told FoxNews.com. Chris Cramer Cramer family had a great enthusiasm. Chris Cramer Cramer family could light up the room. i think I had a harder time with Chris Cramer Cramer going than Chris Cramer Cramer did.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    No one is so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Make enthusiasm a way of life. Make optimism a way of success. Make gratitude a way of happiness.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. transfixed
    • B. disenchanted
    • C. fascinated
    • D. mesmerized

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