(n.) Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or of being directly subject to some divine impulse.
(n.) A state of impassioned emotion; transport; elevation of fancy; exaltation of soul; as, the poetry of enthusiasm.
(n.) Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; strong excitement of feeling on behalf of a cause or a subject; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest; as, he engaged in his profession with enthusiasm.
(n.) Lively manifestation of joy or zeal.
(1) The program met with continued support and enthusiasm from nurse administrators, nursing unit managers, clinical educators, ward staff and course participants.
(2) Once you've invested many years in a career, figuring out how to take time out and then return to a role that's comparable to the one you left (or as comparable as you want it to be) requires more than confidence and enthusiasm - employers need to actively acknowledge the benefits of such breaks and be more receptive to those seeking to return”.
(3) Analysis of patient questionnaires suggests more enthusiasm for patient-controlled analgesia, but in this study, it was difficult to clearly demonstrate any significant advantage for pain management or amount of opiate administered.
(4) A rather pessimistic wind is blowing over cancer chemotherapy, while a not very objective enthusiasm for second generation immunotherapy is raising its head.
(5) In his letter Abd El Fattah highlights the arbitrary nature of many of their detentions, the torture to which thousands have probably been subjected – and the apathy towards, and often enthusiasm for, such malpractice among the public.
(6) For all my enthusiasm, my family must have felt we were taking a step backwards in lifestyle.
(7) "I want to talk about Curb Your Enthusiasm instead, and the paintings of Chagall, the music of Amy Winehouse and Woody Allen films."
(8) Of course, Brown and Tony Blair's enthusiasm for neoliberal deregulation made the impact of the crisis far worse in Britain, while the Conservatives have been on the wrong side of the argument both before and since the crash.
(9) His enthusiasm for domestic combined heat and power (CHP) plants is disappointing for another reason: the likely carbon savings produced by replacing your boiler with a heat and power plant top out at around 15%.
(10) We recruit our colleagues for their enthusiasm, for delivering amazing customer service, and we invest in their development to ensure they can reach their full potential.
(11) The proportion of culture sore-throat patients returned to the original 55% level after an initial period of enthusiasm.
(12) He rarely writes about women with the same enthusiasm as he does about men.
(13) One London developer said the prince had used social occasions to buttonhole his boss to complain about the developer's enthusiasm for modernism.
(14) The recent enthusiasm for the combined Collis-Belsey operation should be tempered by continued, cautious, objective assessment of its long-term results.
(15) "Replaying the glory days of Apollo will not advance the cause of American space leadership or inspire the support and enthusiasm of the public and the next generation of space explorers," he wrote.
(16) All the passion and enthusiasm for sharing what made their favourite such a, well, favourite, was encouraging to see – and more places were still being submitted in the comments section too!
(17) Community-based researchers often need the special expertise of university statisticians, epidemiologists, and research methodologists, and the enthusiasm of fellow researchers.
(18) The URRFIS provides a systematic way to teach medical students a set of general counseling skills for health promotion and may increase enthusiasm for the clinical practice of risk-factor modification.
(19) Brown met many members of his cabinet before they issued their pledges of loyalty, which were offered with varying degrees of enthusiasm.
(20) The career switchers he has appointed have brought with them an enthusiasm and dedication that have enriched school life.
(a.) Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless.
(1) After six months of sessions, when the infant manifested full-blown weaning patterns, the mother reported symptoms indicating a major depressive episode, such as pervasive dejection and rejection, listlessness, and anxiety attacks.
(2) I watched as a class of listless 10-year-olds struggled with an aimless lesson in creationism.
(3) Its findings – including evidence that the Republican nominee is making dramatic headway with female voters, young people and those in the heartlands of the mid-west – appear to confirm that Obama's listless performance at the debate, and by contrast Romney's strong showing, has translated into a powerful political force.
(4) Within 3 hours of bacterial inoculation, all lambs that received P haemolytica were anorectic, listless, and febrile, and had hyperpnea and dyspnea.
(5) Sturm, Stahl, and Heer sit a few chairs down from Zschäpe in what appears a state of permanent listlessness.
(6) But Farber's lab was listless and empty, a bare warren of chemicals and glass jars connected to the main hospital through a series of icy corridors.
(7) Bojan Krkic and Xherdan Shaqiri were substituted after strangely listless performances and there was a collective gasp from the crowd when the public announcer named Marko Arnautovic as the man of the match.
(8) "People are now lethargic and listless because of starvation.
(9) And there is nothing more elderly than listlessness and fear.
(10) Everything else is flashback, rewinding to show the drip-drip of humiliations that turn a listless pizza delivery man into a killer with nothing to lose.
(11) The second half began as a listless affair until De Bruyne took charge.
(12) Tambor’s children are self-involved, sexually confused and in the middle of various life crises, with Girls star Gaby Hoffman particularly impressive as listless youngest daughter Ali.
(13) This exploratory study, conducted among 104 male workers free from cardiovascular disease (CVD), tested the association between burnout and two of its common concomitants--tension and listlessness--and cardiovascular risk factors.
(14) In a typical outbreak, 5% of the pullets were stunted and listless with unkempt feathers.
(15) All infected pigs showed inappetence and listlessness, but there were no clinical signs of nervous disorder.
(16) There is a peculiar pridelessness in the current Britain, a listless indifference to the morals it holds and represents.
(17) About half of under-25-year-olds in the labour force are without a job, and this threatens to leave the country with a listless lost generation for whom unemployment is the norm.
(18) Clinical signs of hyperviscosity syndrome in a 6-year-old dog included listlessness, polydipsia, anorexia, vomiting, and recurrent bleeding from the gums.
(19) In Godard's film, the Concordia plays the role of a decadent limbo where the tourists drift listlessly amid the ritzy interiors.
(20) So high, in fact, that the cast appears to be suffering from altitude sickness, with characters staggering around listlessly while peering upwards, or pulling faces like geese struggling to choose between souvenir cagoules in Glen Nevis Visitor Centre.