Definitions for "ENTHUSIASM"
Keywords:  zeal, vain, johnson, inspired, joy
Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or of being directly subject to some divine impulse.
A state of impassioned emotion; transport; elevation of fancy; exaltation of soul; as, the poetry of enthusiasm.
Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; strong excitement of feeling on behalf of a cause or a subject; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest; as, he engaged in his profession with enthusiasm.
A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience. Byron, who recovered long enough to call it "entuzy-muzy," had a relapse, which carried him off -- to Missolonghi.
Nothing is ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keywords:  overflowing
overflowing with enthusiasm
Keywords:  lure, hound, ing, judg, overall
a lively interest; "enthusiasm for his program is growing"
One of the categories for judg- ing. Refers to a hound's overall interest in coursing the lure.