enthousiast

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French enthousiaste.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑn.tuˈʒɑst/, /ˌɛn.tuˈʒɑst/, (colloquial) /-ty-/
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  • Hyphenation: en‧thou‧si‧ast
  • Rhymes: -ɑst

AdjectiveEdit

enthousiast (comparative enthousiaster, superlative meest enthousiast or enthousiastst)

  1. enthusiastic
    Medewerkers zijn enthousiast over de nieuwe strategie.
    Employees are excited about the new strategy.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of enthousiast
uninflected enthousiast
inflected enthousiaste
comparative enthousiaster
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial enthousiast enthousiaster het enthousiastst
het enthousiastste
indefinite m./f. sing. enthousiaste enthousiastere enthousiastste
n. sing. enthousiast enthousiaster enthousiastste
plural enthousiaste enthousiastere enthousiastste
definite enthousiaste enthousiastere enthousiastste
partitive enthousiasts enthousiasters

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: antusias

NounEdit

enthousiast m (plural enthousiasten)

  1. (obsolete, chiefly plural) One who is inspired or possessed by a deity; esp. one inspired by God.
  2. (obsolete, chiefly plural) A fanatic.
    Synonyms: dweper, fanaat, fanaticus