Meaning of ENTHUSIASM in English

noun Etymology: Greek enthousiasmos, from enthousiazein to be inspired, irregular from entheos inspired, from en- + theos god Date: 1603 1. belief in special revelations of the Holy Spirit, religious fanaticism, 2. strong excitement of feeling ; ardor , something inspiring zeal or fervor , see: passion

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