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enthusiasm

Saltos de línea: en|thu¦si|asm
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈθjuːzɪaz(ə)m
 
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Definición de enthusiasm en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval: her energy and enthusiasm for life few expressed enthusiasm about the current leaders
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was always hard then to create much interest or enthusiasm for it here in London.
  • At the time, the parish councillors expressed enthusiasm for the idea.
  • Many have expressed enthusiasm for the kind of farming that the Limestone Country project will support.
Sinónimos
1.1 [count noun] Something that arouses enthusiasm: the three enthusiasms of his life were politics, religion, and books
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And the best compilations give you a direct line into somebody's head - their enthusiasms and obsessions.
  • Whether or not she actually buys women's magazines, she can't escape their sexual anxieties, enthusiasms, and obsessions.
  • Not always very quickly - there is merit in taking one's time to build up a picture of usage and so avoid being misled by temporary enthusiasms and short-lived fashion.
Sinónimos
inclination, preference, penchant, predilection, fancy, impulse;
pastime, hobby, recreation, (leisure) pursuit, leisure activity, entertainment
informal bug, thing
2 archaic , derogatory Religious fervour supposedly resulting directly from divine inspiration, typically involving speaking in tongues and wild, uncoordinated movements of the body.

Origen

early 17th century (in sense 2): from French enthousiasme, or via late Latin from Greek enthousiasmos, from enthous 'possessed by a god, inspired' (based on theos 'god').

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