Zeal

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The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Enthusiastic devotion to a cause, ideal, or goal and tireless diligence in its furtherance. See Synonyms at passion.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. Passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; eagerness in favor of a person or cause; ardent and active interest; engagedness; enthusiasm; fervor.
  • n. A zealot.
  • verb-intransitive. To be zealous.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. Passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; intense interest or endeavor; eagerness to accomplish or obtain some object.
  • n. Synonyms Earnestness, Enthusiasm, etc. (see eagerness), warmth, fervor, heartiness, energy.
  • To entertain zeal; be zealous.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. prompt willingness
  • n. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
  • n. excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end
  • Antonym
    apathy   
    Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    willingness    keenness    avidity    eagerness    avidness    fervency    fervor    fervidness    ardour    fervour   
    Cross Reference
    ardor   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    engagedness    enthusiasm    fervor    zealot    devotion    passion    jealousness    jealousy    zealotry    zelotypia   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Biel    Brasil    Camille    Cecile    Cele    Ciel    Emil    Emile    Keil    Kiel   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts