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Synonyms for enthusiastic
ɛnˌθu ziˈæs tɪken·thu·si·as·tic

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Wiktionary

  1. enthusiasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    excited

  2. enthusiasticadjective

    With zealous fervor; excited, motivated

    Synonyms:
    excited

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. enthusiastic

    One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.

    Synonyms:
    animated, anxious, ardent, burning, desirous, eager, earnest, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning, zealous

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Preposition:
    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enthusiasticadjective

    having or showing great excitement and interest

    "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

    Antonyms:
    cold, unenthusiastic, halfhearted, half-hearted, tepid, lukewarm

Editors Contribution

  1. ebullient

    enthusiastic, animated

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enthusiasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    fanatical, bigoted

  2. enthusiasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    visionary, extravagant

  3. enthusiasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    ardent, earnest, vehement, zealous, fervent, fervid, burning, flaming, glowing, passionate, impassioned

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enthusiasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    eager, zealous, fanatical, fervent, impassioned

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How to use enthusiastic in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Dunford:

    I won't share the details, but my sense is that the Russians are as enthusiastic as we are to de-conflict operations and ensure that we can continue to take the campaign to ISIS and ensure the safety of our personnel.

  2. Chris Hill:

    I don't think the Russians are any more enthusiastic about the North Koreans than we are, it's their way of putting their finger in our eye.

  3. Ben Carson:

    The people who support me are extremely enthusiastic.

  4. Daniel Kok:

    I didn't hire Abraha out of starry-eyed-idealism but because he is qualified, enthusiastic and eager to work.

  5. Eric Heberlig:

    He needs both an enthusiastic party base as well as at least some unaffiliated voters to win, to appeal to one is basically to shut out support for the other.


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