View synonyms for enthusiastically


[ en-thoo-zee-as-tik-lee ]


  1. with lively interest or enthusiasm; eagerly; ardently or passionately:

    When not volunteering or working, she enthusiastically pursues outdoor activities such as biking and hiking.

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Other Words From

  • an·ti·en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb
  • hy·per·en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb
  • non·en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb
  • o·ver·en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb
  • pseu·do·en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb
  • qua·si-en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb
  • un·en·thu·si·as·ti·cal·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of enthusiastically1

First recorded in 1725–35; enthusiastic ( def ) + -ally ( def )

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Example Sentences

I was delighted with the enthusiastic response from readers.

He added that Quest’s senior leaders have been enthusiastic for training that helps them manage their own mental health as well as engage on the matter with their teams.

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A couple of weeks later, Cornish’s mom ran into Morsell’s mom, who offered enthusiastic congratulations.

Eshed and Lippman are enthusiastic about orphan legumes, such as the drought-resistant chickpea, that have great potential for wider cultivation.

Then, front pages leaned heavily on the word “historic” and used exclamation points to remind readers that much of the country was enthusiastic about the result.

Christians around the country will be building crèches and parents will be enthusiastically attending Nativity Plays.

It was sad that my first visit to Court Green, which Sylvia had described so enthusiastically, should be after her demise.

He set about ticking the boxes required of any self-respecting plutocrat enthusiastically.

Mourn so enthusiastically that you end up neglecting your own family.

To this day, the family still enthusiastically explores tightrope walking.

The younger members of the committee looked at one another doubtfully; but Mrs. Kerrick clapped her hands enthusiastically.

No modern writer has written more enthusiastically of what he considers the crowning excellence of the Greek philosophy.

"We shall be almost as great a combination as the original Bunny," she cried, enthusiastically, when I told her of this coup.

So for some days now, she had been hard at work upon the paper, and was getting enthusiastically interested.

From a common soldier to the highest officer, they were ready to do their work intelligently and enthusiastically.