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Definition 1: prompt willingness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where zeal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for zeal in the sense of this definition

(zeal is a kind of ...) cheerful compliance

"he expressed his willingness to help"

Definition 2: a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause) - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where zeal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
  • he felt a kind of religious zeal

Synonyms for zeal in the sense of this definition

(zeal is a kind of ...) a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

Definition 3: excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where zeal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had an absolute zeal for litigation

(zeal is a kind of ...) feelings of great warmth and intensity

"he spoke with great ardor"

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