Enthusiasm vs Zestlessness - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between enthusiasm and zestlessness
is that enthusiasm
is (obsolete|or|historical) possession by a god; divine inspiration or frenzy while zestlessness
is the state or condition of being zestless; lack of passion or enthusiasm.
(obsolete, or, historical) Possession by a god; divine inspiration or frenzy.
* 1946 , Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy , ch. 1
Intensity of feeling; excited interest or eagerness.
Something in which one is keenly interested.
* 1968 , Central States Archaeological Journal (volumes 15-16, page 154)
- The intoxication that they sought was that of ‘enthusiasm ’, of union with the god.
* 2012 , Nicholas Joll, Philosophy and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (page 23)
- My main enthusiasm is attending and seeing the progress and interest of collectors, to meet old friends, and hopefully to make new friends.
- Other Adamsian enthusiasms included: fast cars; restaurants; Bach, the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Dire Straits;
The state or condition of being zestless; lack of passion or enthusiasm.