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Another word for enthusiasm

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Noun
  1. Passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example

  2. A subject or activity that inspires lively interest

      1. Violent, explosive anger.
      2. A fit of anger.
      3. Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease.
      1. suffering or agony, as of a martyr
      2. an account of this
      3. the sufferings of Jesus, beginning with his agony in the garden of Gethsemane and continuing to his death on the Cross
      1. An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
      2. A manifestation of bipolar disorder, marked usually by high energy, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech.
      1. To cause to become mentally deranged or obsessed.
      2. To produce a network of fine cracks in the surface or glaze of.
      3. To become mentally deranged or obsessed.
    See also:

    concern

Another word for enthusiasm

Noun
  1. Ardent zeal

  2. Something arousing interest or zeal

      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. suffering or agony, as of a martyr
      2. an account of this
      3. the sufferings of Jesus, beginning with his agony in the garden of Gethsemane and continuing to his death on the Cross
      1. A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.
      1. To cause to become mentally deranged or obsessed.
      2. To produce a network of fine cracks in the surface or glaze of.
      3. To become mentally deranged or obsessed.
    See also:

    fad

Synonym Study

  • Fervor and ardor both imply emotion of burning intensity, fervor suggesting a constant glow of feeling religious fervor, and ardor, a restless, flamelike emotion the ardors of youth
  • a passion for music
  • Passion usually implies a strong emotion that has an overpowering or compelling effect his passions overcame his reason
  • Zeal implies intense enthusiasm for an object or cause, usually as displayed in vigorous and untiring activity in its support a zeal for reform
  • Enthusiasm implies strongly favorable feelings for an object or cause and usually suggests eagerness in the pursuit of something her enthusiasm for golf