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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.
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- 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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