Enthusiastic vs Expressive - What's the difference?

enthusiastic | expressive |


As adjectives the difference between enthusiastic and expressive

is that enthusiastic is with zealous fervor; excited, motivated while expressive is effectively conveying thought or feeling.

enthusiastic

English

(enthusiasm)

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • With zealous fervor; excited, motivated.
  • A young man of a visionary and enthusiastic character. — W. Irving.
    an enthusiastic lover of art

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    expressive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Effectively conveying thought or feeling.
  • Antonyms

    * inexpressive * unexpressive

    Derived terms

    * expressiveness