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Synonyms for enthusiastic
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enthusiastic(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. enthusiastic(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    excited

  2. enthusiastic(adjective)

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. ebullient

    enthusiastic, animated

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enthusiastic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fanatical, bigoted

  2. enthusiastic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    visionary, extravagant

  3. enthusiastic(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enthusiastic(a)

    Synonyms:
    eager, zealous, fanatical, fervent, impassioned

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How to use enthusiastic in a sentence?

  1. Urban Meyer:

    I'm ready to coach the Jacksonville Jaguars, jacksonville has an enthusiastic fan base, and the fans deserve a winning team. With upcoming opportunities in the NFL Draft, and strong support from ownership, Jacksonville Jaguars are well-positioned to become competitive.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I want this to be about ideas and about policies. I know Bernie, I respect his enthusiastic and intense advocacy of his ideas. That's what I want this campaign to be about, and I hope people who support me respect that, because this is a serious election.

  3. Ryan Seacrest:

    We were in San Francisco, and they said, 'We've got a contestant that's just going to jump into the line,' and up walked Kim and Kanye—Kim pregnant and Kanye enthusiastic and ready to go in there. He walks in there and does a lyric about J.Lo from one of his songs.

  4. Michael Gottlieb:

    I think a lot of companies are still uneasy about jumping into the debate now, unless more work is done to give a lot of these companies greater comfort, they may not be as enthusiastic about supporting those bills, so you may not get the level of Republican support that you need as a result.

  5. Charlie Beckett:

    It certainly stands out as the most enthusiastic, amiable relationship... it's unprecedented.

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