Usage examples for enthusiastic

  1. He turned to the West with hope, then became doubtful; he turned to the East, first sighed, then became enthusiastic – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. " Certainly not," says Barry, lyin' enthusiastic – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  3. Sally May's cheeks grew pink with pleasure as Judith and Nancy became more and more enthusiastic – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  4. Even when they told him that the lances were padded, the horses no more than ponies and the field unusually soft for late autumn, Gawaine refused to grow enthusiastic – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  5. She had an idea that sitting up all night in a forlorn, dirty old house was not going to be half as much sport as enthusiastic Madge anticipated. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  6. The people generally were satisfied, even grateful, and they frequently expressed their gratitude in the most sincere and enthusiastic manner. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  7. I never saw a man so enthusiastic – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  8. Personally, I am not enthusiastic over it. – The Art of the Exposition by Eugen Neuhaus
  9. And from every quarter, wherever we have heard, there comes an enthusiastic response. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  10. I was as enthusiastic as anyone present. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  11. I was almost angry with my dear friend Mowbray, for not being as enthusiastic this day as I was myself. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  12. Camden suddenly grew enthusiastic – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
  13. He was convinced, he was even enthusiastic – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  14. If it had not been for a few enthusiastic women at Weimar, I should have heard nothing of the third opera week. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  15. It is the subject over which my husband and I can grow enthusiastic at any time. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  16. I shall go to the authorities, at the head of a band of enthusiastic women, and demand that I shall be sent to jail. – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  17. Garnet said little, so little that her enthusiastic chum was almost disappointed. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  18. " He certainly doesn't seem as enthusiastic about it now, as he did when we started," Jameine agreed, thoughtfully. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  19. When she is alone with him, that enthusiastic matron cannot control her feelings any longer. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. The man became enthusiastic – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes