Associations to the word «Eagerness»

Wiktionary

EAGERNESS, noun. The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire.
EAGERNESS, noun. (obsolete) Tartness; sourness

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope