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enthusiastic

enthusiastic

adjective en·thu·si·as·tic \in-ˌthü-zē-ˈas-tik, en-, also -ˌthyü-\

: feeling or showing strong excitement about something : filled with or marked by enthusiasm

Full Definition of ENTHUSIASTIC

:  filled with or marked by enthusiasm <enthusiastic supporters> <an enthusiastic recommendation>
en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ENTHUSIASTIC

  1. They were enthusiastic supporters of the president.
  2. I'm not wildly enthusiastic about your latest idea.
  3. She received an enthusiastic welcome.

First Known Use of ENTHUSIASTIC

1603

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