The refined outline sketches proffered by him were unenthusiastically surveyed and languidly discarded like so many wall-papers.
"I had four years of it at the beginning," said George unenthusiastically.
Mr. Langenau expressed his willingness so unenthusiastically, that I think Mrs. Hollenbeck was staggered.
Josip Pekic nodded, unenthusiastically, and his voice continued to quiver.
"It seems to me that you are doing all the saying, yourself," Mary V interrupted him unenthusiastically.
I said I would, obligingly but unenthusiastically, because I dont care much for Pendletons.
“Maybe so,” Bess responded as unenthusiastically as she could, for she was afraid to let Nan even guess at her own excitement.
c.1600, "pertaining to possession by a deity," from Greek enthousiastikos "inspired," from enthousiazein (see enthusiasm). Meaning "pertaining to irrational delusion in religion" is from 1690s. The main modern sense, in reference to feelings or persons, "intensely eager, rapturous," is from late 18c. Related: Enthusiastically.