Associations to the word «Zeal»

Wiktionary

ZEAL, noun. The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
ZEAL, noun. (obsolete) A zealot.
ZEAL, noun. The collective noun for a group of zebras.

Dictionary definition

ZEAL, noun. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal".
ZEAL, noun. Excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end; "he had an absolute zeal for litigation".
ZEAL, 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

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn