HyperDic: eagerness

English > 2 senses of the word eagerness:
NOUNfeelingeagerness, avidity, avidness, keennessa positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
attributeeagerness, readiness, zeal, forwardnessprompt willingness
eagerness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > eagerness: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something.
Synonymsavidity, avidness, keenness
Narrowerardor, ardour, elan, zealA feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
BroaderenthusiasmA feeling of excitement
Spanishafán, anhelo, ansia, ardor, avidez, impaciencia
Catalanafany, anhel, ànsia, ardor, avidesa, deler
Adjectiveseagerhaving or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
English > eagerness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningPrompt willingness.
Example "they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel"
Synonymsreadiness, zeal, forwardness
Broaderwillingnesscheerful compliance
Spanishdisponibilidad, prontitud
Catalandisponibilitat, promptitud

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