enthusiasm enthusiasm  /ɪn ˈθu zi ˌæ zəm/


  1. (n) a feeling of excitement
  2. (n) overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
  3. (n) a lively interest



  1. Take it from one Speaker to another: too much enthusiasm has consequences.
  2. Louis Leakey's enthusiasm for Africa and the search for earliest man were infectious.
  3. A perfect storm of ignorance and enthusiasm.


  1. Curb that enthusiasm?: Actor arrested after parking-spot dispute

    "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor and comedian Jeff Garlin was arrested over the weekend in the alleged smashing of another motorist’s windows during a fight over a parking space, LAPD officials said.        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Actor Arrested

    'Curb Your Enthusiasm' actor Jeff Garlin arrested for alleged vandalism in parking dispute        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' star Jeff Garlin arrested on vandalism charges for smashing windows of Mercedes following fight ...

    Curb Your Enthusiasm star Jeff Garlin has been arrested on Saturday for felony vandalism after he got into a heated argument with another driver over a parking spot. read more
    on June 17, 2013     Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com


  1. Ryan said the incident "hasn't lessened his enthusiasm for the Rangers."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Nolan Ryan Source: The Associated Press

  2. "This momentum, this enthusiasm convinces me we're going to win tomorrow," McCain told a raucous evening rally in Henderson, Nev., part of a seven-state campaign sprint that was to end in Arizona early Tuesday.
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: John McCain Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We continue to see this amazing level of enthusiasm and excitement for 3D. The rate of adoption for this into the cinema has been a rocket ship," Katzenberg said.
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: Pretoria News (subscription)

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