Definition of Zeal in English :

Define Zeal in English

Zeal meaning in English

Meaning of Zeal in English

Pronunciation of Zeal in English

Zeal pronunciation in English

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Zeal

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Noun

1. ardor, ardour, elan, zeal

a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)

Example Sentences:
'they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor'
'he felt a kind of religious zeal'

2. zeal

excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end

Example Sentences:
'he had an absolute zeal for litigation'

3. eagerness, forwardness, readiness, zeal

prompt willingness

Example Sentences:
'readiness to continue discussions'
'they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel'
'they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority'
'he tried to explain his forwardness in battle'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Zeal

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noun
fervent or enthusiastic devotion, often extreme or fanatical in nature, as to a religious movement, political cause, ideal, or aspiration

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Zeal

see synonyms of zeal
noun
intense enthusiasm, as in working for a cause; ardent endeavor or devotion; ardor; fervor

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Zeal

see synonyms of zeal
n.
Enthusiastic devotion to a cause, ideal, or goal. See Synonyms at passion.

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