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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·thu·si·ast /-ˌæst, əst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·thu·si·ast n.  One moved or actuated by enthusiasm; as: (a) One who imagines himself divinely inspired, or possessed of some special revelation; a religious madman; a fanatic. (b) One whose mind is wholly possessed and heated by what engages it; one who is influenced by a peculiar; fervor of mind; an ardent and imaginative person.
    Enthusiasts soon understand each other.   --W. Irving.
 Syn: -- Visionary; fanatic; devotee; zealot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or
           activity [syn: partisan, partizan]
      2: a person having a strong liking for something [syn: fancier]