Enthusiasm is a good feeling of excitement for an activity or a situation.
- The students showed a lot of enthusiasm when working on their project.
- Their enthusiasm was showing. (The verb "show" is often used with "enthusiasm.")
- Their enthusiasm was contagious. (Others felt the excitement.)
- Do you feel the enthusiasm?
- Try to show some enthusiasm!
- Enthusiasm among the employees is lacking.
- They lack enthusiasm for their jobs. (lack = don’t have)
She shows a lot of enthusiasm on stage.
The word "enthusiastic" is an adjective:
- Roger is enthusiastic about his new job.
- Enthusiastic workers generally succeed and get promoted within a company.
- The response to the team’s win was enthusiastic.
- Are you an enthusiastic student?
- It’s hard to feel enthusiastic for something that’s boring.
The word "enthusiastically" is an adverb:
- The public enthusiastically support the new plan.
- Consumers responded enthusiastically to the new iPhone.
- The students enthusiastically welcomed their new teacher to the school.
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October 10, 2019