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Definition 1: enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where elan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a performance of great elan and sophistication

(elan is a kind of ...) animation and energy in action or expression

"it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

Definition 2: distinctive and stylish elegance - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where elan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

Synonyms for elan in the sense of this definition

(elan is a kind of ...) a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

"she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"

Definition 3: a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause) - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where elan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
  • he felt a kind of religious zeal

Synonyms for elan in the sense of this definition

(elan is a kind of ...) a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

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