A Populus poll taken Wednesday suggests that enthusiasm for both Labour and the Tories is low.
The enthusiasm among Democrats for Barack Obama has subsided under the depressing pall of events since 2009.
International mediators go through the motions without energy or enthusiasm.
“I think the president has lost his enthusiasm,” says a former cabinet official who knows Karzai well.
The role will require perseverance, enthusiasm, and a proven track record on promoting the rights of women and girls globally.
After the speeches from the opener and the opposition, the debate proceeded with enthusiasm.
It must not be neglected, ever so little; but the enthusiasm of the boy with her was infectious.
No reader could have guessed from my article my enthusiasm as I wrote it.
There is a thrill of enthusiasm in the sense of moving with a great number.
To the unity of enthusiasm corresponds the unity of the world, the monistic feeling.
c.1600, from Middle French enthousiasme (16c.) and directly from Late Latin enthusiasmus, from Greek enthousiasmos "divine inspiration," from enthousiazein "be inspired or possessed by a god, be rapt, be in ecstasy," from entheos "divinely inspired, possessed by a god," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + theos "god" (see Thea). Acquired a derogatory sense of "excessive religious emotion" (1650s) under the Puritans; generalized sense of "fervor, zeal" (the main modern sense) is first recorded 1716.