Synonyms of 'elan'

activity, alacrity, animation, anxiety, appetite, ardor, avidity, brio, dash, enthusiasm, esprit, exuberance, forwardness, frolicsomeness, gaiety, gamesomeness, gayness, glow, gust, gusto, impatience, impetuosity, impetus, joie de vivre, life, mettle, oomph, readiness, robustness, rompishness, spirit, spiritedness, sportiveness, verve, vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity, warmth, zest, zestfulness, zing, zip