Synonyms for zeal

Synonyms for (noun) zeal

Synonyms: zeal, readiness, forwardness, eagerness

Definition: prompt willingness

Usage: 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

Similar words: willingness

Definition: cheerful compliance

Usage: he expressed his willingness to help

Synonyms: zeal

Definition: excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end

Usage: he had an absolute zeal for litigation

Similar words: ardor, ardour, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fervour, fire

Definition: feelings of great warmth and intensity

Usage: he spoke with great ardor

Synonyms: elan, zeal, ardor, ardour

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

Usage: they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor; he felt a kind of religious zeal

Similar words: avidity, avidness, keenness, eagerness

Definition: a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

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