Examples of enthusiastic in a Sentence
They were enthusiastic supporters of the president.
I'm not wildly enthusiastic about your latest idea.
She received an enthusiastic welcome.
Recent Examples of enthusiastic from the Web
The Northbrook Village Board had been enthusiastic about affordable units at the 2016 meeting, but two trustees, Bob Israel and Karagianis, both questioned the height of the building.
Still, not everyone is enthusiastic about the residencies.
City Councilwoman Carolyn Rogers, D-4th, said residents in the neighborhood around the site are enthusiastic about it.
Most working-class Americans, though, were not as enthusiastic about the rise of economic indicators.
At the moment, Robert Mercer is being sued by his former partner in Renaissance Technologies, a guy named David Magerman, who is not quite as enthusiastic about the Trump presidency* as the Mercers are.
Party leaders have always run ideological campaigns but Mr Xi has been unusually enthusiastic about them.
After a pregnancy false alarm last season, the two are now starting the adoption process, even though Beth is not even the slightest bit enthusiastic about it.
The story arc of the character, Cyrus Goodman, will be the Disney Channel’s first coming out story for any of their television shows and the announcement has been received, for the most part, with a super enthusiastic response.
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First Known Use of enthusiastic
Synonymsagog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, eager, excited, geeked [slang], great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked [slang], thirsty, voracious, wild
Antonymsapathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic
Related Wordsengaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willing
Near Antonymscasual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, unwilling
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