enthousiaste

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐνθουσιαστής (enthousiastḗs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enthousiaste (plural enthousiastes)

  1. Of a person, inspired, passionate (religiously or artistically); often construed with de (= by)
  2. Of a person, enthusiastic; easily inspired or impassioned; often construed with de (= about)
  3. Of a thing, enthusiastic, expressing enthusiasm

Noun[edit]

enthousiaste m or f (plural enthousiastes)

  1. (often ironic or derogatory) One who is inspired by the Divinity
  2. One who is enthusiastic or fanatical; often construed with de (= about)

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