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enthusiastic

[ en-thoo-zee-as-tik ]
/ ɛnˌθu ziˈæs tɪk /
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adjective
full of or characterized by enthusiasm; ardent: He seems very enthusiastic about his role in the play.
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Origin of enthusiastic

From the Greek word enthousiastikós, dating back to 1595–1605. See enthusiast, -ic

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How to use enthusiastic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for enthusiastic

enthusiastic
/ (ɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk) /

adjective
filled with or motivated by enthusiasm; fanatical; keen

Derived forms of enthusiastic

enthusiastically, adverb
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