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Definition 1: overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for enthusiasm in the sense of this definition

(enthusiasm 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"

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) unrestrained and exaggerated enthusiasm

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm

"poetry is a sort of divine madness"

Definition 2: a lively interest - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • enthusiasm for his program is growing

(enthusiasm is a kind of ...) a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something

"an interest in music"

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) an excessive enthusiasm for all things English

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) extraordinary enthusiasm for ballets

Definition 3: a feeling of excitement - [noun denoting feeling]

(enthusiasm is a kind of ...) the experiencing of affective and emotional states

"she had a feeling of euphoria" "he had terrible feelings of guilt" "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

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

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) joyful enthusiasm

(... is a kind of enthusiasm ) enthusiasm for new technology

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