enthusiastic

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

Definition of enthusiastic

:filled with or marked by enthusiasm
  • enthusiastic supporters
  • an enthusiastic recommendation

enthusiastically

play \in-ˌthü-zē-ˈa-sti-k(ə-)lē, en- also -ˌthyü-\ adverb

Examples of enthusiastic in a Sentence

  1. They were enthusiastic supporters of the president.

  2. I'm not wildly enthusiastic about your latest idea.

  3. She received an enthusiastic welcome.

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First Known Use of enthusiastic

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ENTHUSIASTIC Defined for English Language Learners

enthusiastic

adjective

Definition of enthusiastic for English Language Learners

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


ENTHUSIASTIC Defined for Kids

enthusiastic

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

Definition of enthusiastic for Students

:feeling strong excitement about something :full of enthusiasm


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