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Meaning of EAGERNESS

Pronunciation:  'eegurnus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

EAGERNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: avidity, avidness, keenness
 See Also: ardor, ardour, elan, enthusiasm, zeal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ea"ger*ness\, n.
1. The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire. ``The
   eagerness of love.'' --Addison.

2. Tartness; sourness. [Obs.]

Syn: Ardor; vehemence; earnestness; impetuosity; heartiness;
     fervor; fervency; avidity; zeal; craving; heat; passion;

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