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1. eagerness

noun. ['ˈiːgɝnəs'] a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something.

Synonyms

  • ardour
  • avidity
  • avidness
  • zeal
  • ardor
  • keenness
  • enthusiasm

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • ready
  • effortfulness
  • lateness

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Words that Rhyme with Eagerness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word eagerness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Soon your dog will display an eagerness to eat and may seem hungry all the time.

Quotes containing the word eagerness


1. But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
- George Eliot

2. There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.
- Anaïs Nin

3. I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
- Zane Grey

2. eagerness

noun. ['ˈiːgɝnəs'] prompt willingness.

Synonyms

  • zeal
  • readiness
  • forwardness

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • hate
  • dull
  • dullness
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