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Word of the Day 04/30/19 Zealous

Zealous (adjective)
zeal·ous [zel-uhs]
(previously 05-07-13)

adjective
1. full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent.

RELATED FORMS
zeal·ous·ly , adverb
zeal·ous·ness , noun
non·zeal·ous , adjective
non·zeal·ous·ly , adverb
non·zeal·ous·ness , noun
un·der·zeal·ous , adjective
un·der·zeal·ous·ly , adverb
un·der·zeal·ous·ness , noun
un·zeal·ous , adjective
un·zeal·ous·ly , adverb

RELATED WORDS
avid, fanatical, impassioned, dedicated, earnest, rabid, ardent, passionate, fervent, afire, antsy, burning, devoted, eager, fanatic, fervid, fired, frenetic, hot, itchy

Synonyms
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enthusiastic, eager, fervid, fervent, intense, passionate, warm.

Antonyms
apathetic; lackadaisical.

Origin: From the Medieval Latin word zēlōsus, dating back to 1520–30. See zeal, -ous

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