gusto


gus·to

noun \ˈgəs-(ˌ)tō\

: great enjoyment, energy, and enthusiasm

plural gustoes

Full Definition of GUSTO

1
a :  an individual or special taste <different gustoes>
b :  enthusiastic and vigorous enjoyment or appreciation
c :  vitality marked by an abundance of vigor and enthusiasm
2
archaic :  artistic style

Examples of GUSTO

  1. <I don't have the gusto to go on a strenuous hike right now.>

Origin of GUSTO

Italian, from Latin gustus, past participle
First Known Use: 1620

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