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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. Miha Hribenik:

    Once the cameras are switched off and the enthusiasm over Friday's summit declaration -- which promises a peaceful and nuclear-free Korean peninsula -- subsides, both sides will need to roll up their sleeves and get to work, we continue to maintain our long-standing view that North Korea under Kim Jong Un has no intention of unilaterally denuclearizing without the kind of security guarantees North Korea and the US can not realistically provide.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    My concern, by the statements made by President Trump, is that you set in motion enthusiasm by the enemy we're fighting, you make people we're trying to held wonder about us. And as they get bolder, people we're trying to help are going to get more uncertain. I saw this in Iraq. And I'm now seeing it in Syria.

  3. Gabriella Sciolla:

    As the LHC is waking up, a lot of people are excited right now, there's a lot of enthusiasm here.

  4. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar:

    We actually left Iowa with a lot of enthusiasm, and now the point is I'm here in New Hampshire.

  5. David Viscott:

    To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.

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