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youthful enthusiasm

This page is about the collocation youthful enthusiasm

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

great enthusiasm that a young person feels

For example

  • I lost my youthful enthusiasm for literature long ago, and now I hardly ever read.

  • Jim's youthful enthusiasm for protecting the environment disappeared when he got a well-paid job in an oil company.

Quick Quiz

Susanne's youthful enthusiasm for politics was driven by

a. her desire to change the world

b. her desire for rich politicians

c. her desire to ignore politics

Contributor: Matt Errey