Synonyms of eagerness
1 longingDictionary • an eagerness to learn
longing • He felt a longing for the familiar.
hunger • He has a hunger for success that seems bottomless.
yearning • He spoke of his yearning for another child.
zeal • his zeal for teaching
impatience • She showed impatience to continue the climb.
2 passionDictionary • the voice of a woman speaking with breathless eagerness
passion • Her eyes were blazing with passion.
enthusiasm • Her lack of enthusiasm filled me with disappointment.
intensity • His intensity, and the ferocity of his feelings alarmed me.
fervour • an outbreak of religious fervour
ardour • my ardour for football
earnestness • He spoke with intense earnestness.
keenness • the keenness of the students
thirst • their ever-growing thirst for cash
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ardourArdour is a strong, intense feeling of love or enthusiasm for someone or something.
• my ardour for football
• He spoke with intense earnestness.
Thesaurus for eagerness from the Collins English Thesaurus