Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. : cf. F. enthousiaste,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through L., from Gr. enthusiasmos, a god-inspired zeal—enthousiazein, to be inspired by a god—en, in, theos, a god.
I am enthusiastic about my part of the work, and ask and expect you to be just as enthusiastic as I am.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
The son was even more enthusiastic than the father on this subject.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
The boys were enthusiastic that Paul had found a printer.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
Clubs of enthusiasts tried to hasten the day of nationalization by forming Bellamistic societies.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Dissatisfied with the system of the Theatines, the enthusiastic Spaniard turned his face towards Rome.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
As soon as he had gone the bravos gathered about Cocardasse and patted him enthusiastically on the back.
"The Duke's Motto" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
No doctors are enthusiastic; You are enthusiastic.
"Symbolic Logic" by Lewis Carroll
Jackson the President, Jackson the general, was an enthusiast.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
These enthusiastic plaudits, loud, long, reiterated, sent dismay to the hearts of the Catholics.
"Henry IV, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
The men were enthusiastic in their appreciation of her efforts.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Or thee, Old Cause, when'er advancing;
All great Ideas, the races' aspirations,
All that exalts, releases thee, my Soul!
All heroisms, deeds of rapt enthusiasts,
Be ye my Gods!
"God" by Walt Whitman
Now flies with thee the walk at eventide,
That favouring hour to rapt enthusiasts dear;
When most they love to seek the mountain side,
And mark the pomp of twilight hastening near.
"On the Approach of Autumn" by Amelia Opie
The sweeet enthusiast heard her lover groan;
And sighing from the promontory's steep,
"See, dear-lov'd spirit!--I am thine alone!"
She said; and plunging sought him 'midst the deep.
"The Power Of Love" by Charlotte Dacre
VIII. But the little enthusiast who boasts THEE her friend,
And who strays midst this world of romance,
Where nature such scenes e'en to fancy can lend
As ne'er floated on fancy's rapt glance;
"Fragment XVI." by Sydney Owenson
"Mortal, Immortal, would desires like these
Had claimed thy prime, employed thine hours of ease!
But then, within thee burned th' enthusiast's fire,
Wild love of freedom, longings for the lyre;
"To My Own Heart" by Mary Jane Jewsbury
But to recur to him who rests beneath—
He had a heart enthusiastic, warm,
And form’d for love—no prejudice dwelt there;
He roam’d about the world to find a heart
Which felt with his, he sought, and found it not.
"The Suicide’s Grave (From The German)" by George Borrow
CFN Gazette staff Architecture enthusiasts were up in arms last week about the fate of the historic Bavinger House located east of Norman.
It was just a matter of time before fitness enthusiasts capitalized on the thigh-burning effects of the Gangnam Style dance.
In this 11-day tour, plant enthusiasts see how plants perform in a variety of settings, both outdoors and in containers.
Sponsored by the Monticello Chamber of Commerce, the event is driven by the enthusiastic support of Staci and Jeremy Hoggard at Get Go Imaging.
Cons Missing some higher-end enthusiast-oriented features.
In the early 1990s, Jonathan Glick , a programmer and news enthusiast, approached The New York Times about taking the paper digital.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Glider pilot Tony Smolder is one of some 110 glider pilots and enthusiasts at El Tiro Gliderport, the base for Tucson Soaring Club.
The four-figure price tags on early DVD recorders for home use kept many video enthusiasts away.
Type enthusiast Barry Schwartz believes in font revival and has released several works based on typefaces by the American designer Frederic Goudy .
4.99 Download: Ultimate Dinopedia for iPad If there's a dinosaur enthusiast in your family, National Geographic Society's Ultimate Dinopedia app might be worth a look.
A group of enthusiasts, along with some volunteers, gathered in Redondo Beach, got on a ship and kicked off the season the right way.
Women make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the community of hunting and shooting enthusiasts.
Growlers , which in recent decades have taken the form of 2-liter brown-glass jugs, have been experiencing a resurgence among beer enthusiasts looking for their favorite microbrews or those who just want fresh draft beer at home.
While we enthusiastically salute all members of the Mile-High-Club as brave pioneers of public sex, safety is always important.
Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts gathered in Mason City this evening to celebrate the legendary architect.
The design and construction of this experiment is proceeding well and we enthusiastically recommend the continuing strongly support of this program.
Neutrinoless double beta decay and direct searches for neutrino mass
The Australian physicist Foot became a great enthusiast of mirror particles and published dozens of articles on this sub ject.
Mirror particles and mirror matter: 50 years of speculation and search
And yet perceptions in the broader astronomical community are mixed, ranging from those who enthusiastically use VO tools to generate science, to those who consider that its value and relevance have yet to be demonstrated.
Astronomical Data Management
If you are a tau physics enthusiast, there is no comparison between the tau physics programme at SuperB and the tau physics programme at LHCb. [And for] anything that requires a primary vertex (including, probably, charm semileptonic decays) the performance will simply be better at SuperB.
The future of charm physics: a discussion
The author would like to thank Gary Lorden for suggesting this problem and for his enthusiastic support of the author’s thesis research, of which this work is an outgrowth.
Asymptotically optimal multistage tests of simple hypotheses