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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
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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
ENTHUSIASTICALLY Defined for Kids

enthusiastic

adjective en·thu·si·as·tic \in-ˌthü-zē-ˈa-stik, -ˌthyü-\

Definition of ENTHUSIASTIC for Kids

:  feeling strong excitement about something :  full of enthusiasm

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