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enthusiasm

en·thu·si·asm

enthusiasm

 
pronunciation:
ihn thu zi ae zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a strong, happy interest in something.
He has more enthusiasm for playing the piano than for anything else.He listened to my ideas with a lot of enthusiasm.
synonyms:
excitement
similar words:
excitement, interest, warmth
Word History
Enthusiasm comes from an ancient Greek word that means "to be god-inspired."