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noun [C/U]    /ɪnˈθu·ziˌæz·əm/
a feeling of energetic interest in a particular subject or activity and a desire to be involved in it, or a subject that produces such a feeling: [U] I find that I’m losing my enthusiasm for the game. [C] Parents need to share their enthusiasms with their children. enthusiastic    /ɪnˌθu·ziˈæs·tɪk/ adjective You don’t seem very enthusiastic about the movie. enthusiastically    /ɪnˌθu·ziˈæs·tɪk·li/ adverb She was welcomed enthusiastically by the crowd.
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