Meaning of enthusiastically

enthusiastically




When you do something enthusiastically, you do it with excitement and eagerness. You might enthusiastically accept your grandmother’s invitation to join her on a European cruise.

If you love your job, you’ll tend to work enthusiastically, and when your favorite band is playing, you’ll wait enthusiastically for them to take the stage. Enthusiastically is a great adverb for describing anything you do cheerfully, or with enthusiasm. The adjective enthusiastic originally meant “possessed by a god,” and it comes from the Greek word entheos, “divinely inspired or possessed,” combining the roots en, “in,” and theos, “god.”

Definitions of enthusiastically
  1. adverb

    with enthusiasm; in an enthusiastic manner

    “they discussed the question
    enthusiastically
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    Antonyms:

    unenthusiastically

    without enthusiasm; showing no enthusiasm

  2. adverb

    in a lavish or enthusiastic manner

    synonyms:

    sky-high

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