Associations to the word «Eagerness»
EAGERNESS, noun. The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire.
EAGERNESS, noun. (obsolete) Tartness; sourness
EAGERNESS, noun. A positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something.
EAGERNESS, noun. Prompt willingness; "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".
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