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Meaning of "unenthusiastic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNENTHUSIASTIC

unenthusiastic  [ˌʌnɪnθjuːzɪˈæstɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNENTHUSIASTIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unenthusiastic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNENTHUSIASTIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unenthusiastic in the English dictionary

The definition of unenthusiastic in the dictionary is lacking in enthusiasm.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNENTHUSIASTIC


autoschediastic
ˌɔːtəʊˌskɛdɪˈæstɪk
chiastic
kaɪˈæstɪk
chiliastic
ˌkɪlɪˈæstɪk
doxastic
dɒksˈæstɪk
drastic
ˈdræstɪk
ecclesiastic
ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstɪk
elastic
ɪˈlæstɪk
encomiastic
ɛnˌkəʊmɪˈæstɪk
enthusiastic
ɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk
fantastic
fænˈtæstɪk
gymnastic
dʒɪmˈnæstɪk
orgiastic
ˌɔːdʒɪˈæstɪk
overenthusiastic
ˌəʊvərɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk
paederastic
ˌpɛdərˈæstɪk
plastic
ˈplæstɪk
sarcastic
sɑːˈkæstɪk
scholastic
skəˈlæstɪk
scholiastic
ˌskəʊlɪˈæstɪk
stochastic
stɒˈkæstɪk
thermoplastic
ˌθɜːməʊˈplæstɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNENTHUSIASTIC

unenlarged
unenlightened
unenlightening
unenquiring
unenriched
unenslaved
unensured
unentailed
unentered
unenterprising
unentertained
unentertaining
unenthralled
unenthusiastically
unentitled
unenviable
unenviably
unenvied
unenvious
unenvying

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNENTHUSIASTIC

antineoplastic
bombastic
domestic
dynastic
dysplastic
foam plastic
hyperplastic
hypoplastic
inelastic
lymphoblastic
monastic
myeloblastic
neoplastic
orgastic
phantastic
pyroclastic
reinforced plastic
Silastic
spastic
trophoblastic
viscoelastic

Synonyms and antonyms of unenthusiastic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNENTHUSIASTIC»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «unenthusiastic» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of unenthusiastic

Translation of «unenthusiastic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNENTHUSIASTIC

Find out the translation of unenthusiastic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unenthusiastic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unenthusiastic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

冷淡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poco entusiasta
570 millions of speakers

English

unenthusiastic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unenthusiastic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفتور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

невосторженным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sem entusiasmo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অবসন্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

enthousiaste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak menentu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lustlos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

熱心でない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

열렬
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora kaku
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sốt sắng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உற்சாகம் காட்டவில்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अविनाशी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

isteksiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unenthusiastic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

entuzjazmu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

невосторженним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unenthusiastic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καμία όρεξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

unenthusiastic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unenthusiastic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unenthusiastic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unenthusiastic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNENTHUSIASTIC»

The term «unenthusiastic» is regularly used and occupies the 56.410 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNENTHUSIASTIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unenthusiastic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNENTHUSIASTIC»

Discover the use of unenthusiastic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unenthusiastic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Reading Ability and Academic Achievement of College ...
The responses were based on a Likert-type scale and divided into enthusiastic and unenthusiastic readers. The results of the pilot study indicated 54.3% of the 195 preservice teachers were classified as unenthusiastic about reading (2004).
Julie Stepp, 2008
2
The American Spirit: United States History as Seen by ...
Unenthusiastic. (1787). Thomas Jefferson, the American minister in Paris, learned of the Philadelphia convention with some misgivings. While recognizing the need for a stronger central government, especially in foreign affairs, he regarded ...
David Kennedy, Thomas Bailey, 2009
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Trukese-English Dictionary
unenthusiastic tepwpwach (vi. , adj.): (be) diffident, uninterested, lackadaisical, unenthusiastic. teritam (vi.): (in courtship talk) be unenthusiastic, drag one's feet. wuwopwpwach (vi.): be lackadaisical, diffident, uninterested, unenthusiastic.
‎1990
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Attitudes of Elementary Preservice Teachers Regarding ...
Based on the results of the survey, participants were categorized as enthusiastic or unenthusiastic readers. Enthusiastic readers reported a positive reading attitude. These readers also reported reading for pleasure during the summer months.
Lisa F. Midcalf, 2008
5
Political Psychology: Key Readings
In order to obtain a minimal validation test, we chose two pairs for each dimension. The enthusiasm pairs were (enthusiastic vs. unenthusiastic) and ( interested vs. indifferent] and the anxiety pairs were (upset vs. comfortable) and ( anxious ...
John T. Jost, Jim Sidanius, 2004
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Compact Oxford Russian Dictionary
underscore. |. unenthusiastic. underscore /Ande'ska:(r)/ v.t. nouqlépKI/naaTL, - ep1<HyTI, undersecretary /Ancls'sekretan/ n. saMecn/henb (m.) /n0Mén1H1/n< MJ/IHI/iCTpa undersell [Ando'sel/ v.t. (another seller) nponIaBéTb, an, neméBne  ...
Della Thompson, 2013
7
How People Tick: A Guide to Over 50 Types of Difficult ...
Unenthusiastic. people. who may also be low on Ambition, 'Drive', Excitement, Inspiration, Motivation, Optimism or Passion What ticks us off Some people have enthusiasm, ambition, energy, focus, determination, passion and so on and on ...
Mike Leibling, 2009
8
Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy
Unenthusiastic”. Clients. Often new therapists ask me how I handle “mandated” clients, those referred by courts, departments of child services, frazzled parents, or disenchanted spouses. I first refer them to the work of solution-focused, ...
Diane R. Gehart, 2012
9
The Rise of Transnational Corporations from Emerging ...
Let us explore four hypotheses that might explain why emerging markets are unenthusiastic about an international regime on investment. These are: ○ Hypothesis 1: Spooked by the MAI? ○ Hypothesis 2: 306 Home countries and the ...
Karl P. Sauvant, 2008
10
About Unseen Literature
1. Unenthusiastic because the child is a girl and will probably be a "goody-goody " at school 2. We find that he is being unreasonable since he is convinced that because the child is a girl she will be "completely in the way" and cause them ...
‎2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNENTHUSIASTIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unenthusiastic is used in the context of the following news items.
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EU vote is best done quickly: Most Conservative MPs are …
The vast majority are unenthusiastic but, like the general public, seem readily persuadable by whatever cosmetic changes Mr Cameron achieves. There is ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
2
Experts unenthusiastic about 8% economic expansion target
LAHORE: Pakistan's largest province, Punjab, has set a growth target of 8% under the Punjab Economic Growth Strategy 2018 in the provincial budget for ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Majority of employees unenthusiastic about work
Gallup polls show the percentage of U.S. employees "engaged" in their jobs has neither improved nor significantly worsened so far this year — and is relatively ... «Worcester Business Journal, Jun 15»
4
What's the matter with unenthusiastic black voters? Wrong question.
I have a certain friend (I swear I really do) who is convinced that the many things that are right with black America all too often get ignored -- or worse still, are ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
5
Art exhibit unenthusiastic about plastic
An art exhibition in Hobart, Australia, is highlighting the detrimental impact of plastic entering waterways and being eaten by seabirds. Toothbrushes, cigarette ... «CCTV, May 15»
6
Pimco 'Remains Unenthusiastic' About Puerto Rico Debt Outlook
Pacific Investment Management Co. said Wednesday it “remains unenthusiastic” about Puerto Rico's debt because of the island's elevated borrowing costs and ... «Bloomberg, May 15»
7
Hillary Clintons forgotten death penalty shift
Her comments then — that the death penalty had her “unenthusiastic support” — riled the most liberal wing of the Democratic Party. The death penalty poses a ... «Politico, Apr 15»
8
Teaching unenthusiastic students
Angus (not his real name) is a 15-year-old student in my lessons. He's very intelligent and is about to take a double science GCSE exam. He should achieve an ... «Royal Society of Chemistry, Apr 15»
9
Jonathan Gold Seems Unenthusiastic About Cadet
This week, Jonathan Gold reviews Kris Tominaga and Jeff Weinstein's French rotisserie Cadet in Santa Monica. While the celeb-laden space has all the ... «Eater LA, Apr 15»
10
Drivers, Governor Unenthusiastic About Transit Advocacy's Proposal …
Drivers would have to begin paying tolls on the four East River bridges if a transit advocacy group has its way, but the plan already is facing some obstacles, ... «NY1, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unenthusiastic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unenthusiastic>. Jun 2020 ».
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