ἐνθουσιασμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐνθουσιάζω ‎(enthousiázō), from ἐν ‎(en, in) + θεός ‎(theós, god) + οὐσία ‎(ousía, essence) (possessed by god's essence).

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Noun[edit]

ἐνθουσιασμός ‎(enthousiasmósm ‎(genitive ἐνθουσιασμοῦ); second declension enqousiasmos enthoysiasmos enthousiasmos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ἐνθουσιασμός.

  1. inspiration, enthusiasm

References[edit]

  • enthusiasm in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911