התלהבות

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Action noun of the verb הִתְלַהֵב (hitlahév), from the root ל־ה־ב (l-h-b). The “catching fire” sense is older, being attested since Medieval Hebrew, whereas the now-primary sense “enthusiasm” is attested only in Modern Hebrew.

Noun[edit]

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הִתְלַהֲבוּת (hitlahavútf (plural indefinite form התלהבויות \ הִתְלַהֲבֻיּוֹת, singular construct form הִתְלַהֲבוּת־, plural construct form התלהבויות \ הִתְלַהֲבֻיּוֹת־)

  1. Enthusiasm: excitement, ado.
  2. (now uncommon) Catching fire: the event of igniting.
  3. (הִתְלַהֲבוּת־, hitlahavút-) Singular construct form of הִתְלַהֲבוּת‎.

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