Definitions for zealzil
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ardor, ardour, elan, 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"
excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end
"he had an absolute zeal for litigation"
readiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardness(noun)
"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"
The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
Origin: First coined in 1382, from zele, from zel, from zelus, from ζήλος, from ζηλόω. Cognate to jealous.
passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; eagerness in favor of a person or cause; ardent and active interest; engagedness; enthusiasm; fervor
to be zealous
Origin: [F. zle; cf. Pg. & It. zelo, Sp. zelo, celo; from L. zelus, Gr. , probably akin to to boil. Cf. Yeast, Jealous.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
The feeling you have before you secure the thing, as compared with "Stung," which is your condition after you have captured it.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Peter exercised a zeal which was unregulated by knowledge
Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost.
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
Creativity comes from zeal to do something, generally it is to make some money.
Translations for zeal
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- zelCatalan, Valencian
- selogrwydd, sêlWelsh
- Eifer, BegeisterungGerman
- entusiasmo, fervor, ahínco, celoSpanish
- kiihko, into, intohimoFinnish
- assiduité, zèleFrench
- eudScottish Gaelic
- ijver, geestdriftDutch
- iver, engasjementNorwegian
- ardoare, zelRomanian
- рвение, усердиеRussian
- iver, nitSwedish
- heves, hırs, şevkTurkish
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