Definition of Enthusiasts

1. Noun. (plural of enthusiast) ¹



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Definition of Enthusiasts

1. enthusiast [n] - See also: enthusiast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enthusiasts

enthronizations
enthronize
enthuse
enthused
enthuser
enthusers
enthuses
enthusiasm
enthusiasms
enthusiast
enthusiastic
enthusiastical
enthusiastically
enthusiastick
enthusiasticke
enthusiasts (current term)
enthusing
enthymematic
enthymeme
enthymemes
enthymemic
entia
entice
enticeable
enticed
enticement
enticements
enticer
enticers
entices

Literary usage of Enthusiasts

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1. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren (1917)
"Agreeing with the Arminians as to the importance of the will, and opposing the enthusiasts for their extravagance of feeling, they had behind them the whole ..."

2. The History of Baptism by Robert Robinson (1817)
"Secondly, let it be observed, that if any Baptists be enthusiasts, they derive it not from baptism, which proceeds on a cool, rational, deliberate exercise ..."

3. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"Pray do not call that enthusiasm, but delirium. I pity real enthusiasts, but I would shave their heads and take away some blood. ..."

4. Lectures on the History of Christian Dogmas by August Neander (1858)
"The Zwickau enthusiasts who came to Wittenberg AD 1522, were zealous opponents of Infant Baptism ; they raised a controversy upon it, and placed the ..."

5. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"Now the former of these two are not to be accounted enthusiasts, ... a kind of bewitched enthusiasts and blind spiritati, that are wholly ridden and acted ..."

6. An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde (1899)
"He has been termed by enthusiasts the Ideal Butler. The Sphinx is not so incommunicable. He is a mask with a manner. Of his intellectual or emotional life ..."

7. The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters by Horace Walpole, John Wright (1842)
"Pray do not call that enthusiasm, but delirium. I pity real enthusiasts, but I would shave their heads and take away some blood. ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... many precipices were shown which had acquired fame by the number of religious suicides. In the actions of these desperate enthusiasts, who were admired ..."

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