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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardor, ardour, elan, zeal(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    zeal, eagerness, fervidness, fervour, ardor, fire, ardour, readiness, elan, panache, fervor, flair, style, dash, fervency, forwardness

  2. zeal(noun)

    excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end

    Synonyms:
    forwardness, ardour, readiness, elan, eagerness, ardor

  3. readiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardness(noun)

    prompt willingness

    Synonyms:
    avidity, ardor, pushiness, eagerness, readiness, keenness, set, avidness, zeal, preparation, ardour, bumptiousness, facility, cockiness, preparedness, elan, forwardness

Wiktionary

  1. zeal(noun)

    The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.

    Synonyms:
    passion, eagerness, intensity, enthusiasm, ardor

    Antonyms:
    apathy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. zeal

    The old meaning of enthusiasm implies a pseudo-inspiration, an almost frantic extravagance in behalf of something supposed to be an expression of the divine will. This sense remains as the controlling one in the kindred noun enthusiast. Enthusiasm has now chiefly the meaning of an earnest and commendable devotion, an intense and eager interest. Against the hindrances of the world, nothing great and good can be carried without a certain fervor, intensity, and vehemence; these joined with faith, courage, and hopefulness make enthusiasm. Zeal is burning earnestness, always tending to vigorous action with all the devotion of enthusiasm, tho often without its hopefulness. Compare EAGER.

    Synonyms:
    ardor, devotion, eagerness, earnestness, ecstasy, enthusiasm, excitement, extravagance, fanaticism, fervency, fervor, frenzy, inspiration, intensity, passion, rapture, transport, vehemence, warmth

    Antonyms:
    calculation, calmness, caution, coldness, deadness, dulness, indifference, lukewarmness, policy, prudence, timidity, wariness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. zeal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ardor, eagerness, engagedness, fervor, fervency, warmth, glow, feeling, energy, earnestness, intentness, heartiness, cordiality, enthusiasm, passion, soul, spirit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

fervour, enthusiasm, eagerness, fervor, diligence, ardour


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