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

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