No Matter How You Say It: Enthusiasm

by | May 24, 2024 | No Matter How You Say It

Word Origin

The word Enthusiasm comes  from French enthousiasme (16c.) and directly from Late Latin enthusiasmus, from Greek enthousiasmos  meaning divine inspiration.

Can you see how Enthusiasm is inspiring?


Sign Language 




Can you see how Enthusiasm looks like you are excited and Apathy is very stand-offish?


Icons and Graphics for Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm Idioms and Phrases

  • A breath of fresh air
  • A can-do attitude
  • A spark of inspiration
  • A spring in your step
  • A twinkle in your eye
  • Ants in your pants
  • Be a cheerleader
  • All fired up
  • Be buzzing
  • Be gung-ho
  • Be infectious
  • Be like a dog with a bone
  • Bouncing off the walls
  • Bright Eyed and Bushy tailed
  • Brimming with ideas
  • Bubble with enthusiasm
  • Eat, sleep, and breathe something
  • In high spirits
  • In seventh heaven
  • Jump at the chance
  • Jump for joy
  • Light a fire under someone
  • Like a kid in a candy store
  • Like a runaway train
  • On a roll
  • On cloud nine
  • Over the moon
  • Pumped
  • Raring to go
  • Stoked
  • Through the roof
  • Throw yourself into something

In Other Languages

Spanish – Entusiasmo

German – Begeisterung

French – Enthousiasme

Czech – Nadšení

Portuguese- Entusiasmo

Irish – Díograis

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