What does the word enthusiasm mean?

Usage examples for enthusiasm

  1. He did not show any particular enthusiasm. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  2. For it was open and shut that his interest and enthusiasm would demand a voice. – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory
  3. If he could have met enthusiasm with enthusiasm, all would have been well. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke