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Synonyms for eager
ˈi gərea·ger

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Wiktionary4.2 / 7 votes

  1. eageradjective

    Synonyms:
    raring

  2. eageradjective

    sharp; sour; acid.

    Synonyms:
    raring

  3. eageradjective

    sharp; keen; bitter; severe.

    Synonyms:
    raring

  4. eageradjective

    Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.

    Synonyms:
    raring

  5. eageradjective

    brittle; inflexible; not ductile.

    Synonyms:
    raring

English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 3 votes

  1. eager

    One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.

    Synonyms:
    animated, anxious, ardent, burning, desirous, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning, zealous

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Preposition:
    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eageradjective

    a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

    Synonyms:
    dullard, aegir, bore-hole, eagre, drill hole, bore, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge

    Antonyms:
    reluctant, uneager

  2. eageradjective

    having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

    "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"

    Antonyms:
    uneager, reluctant

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. passionate

    i am keen and excited to help. i am eager to help.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 7, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eageradjective

    Synonyms:
    longing, yearning, greedy, impatient, keenly desirous

  2. eageradjective

    Synonyms:
    ardent, zealous, vehement, impetuous, earnest, animated, fervent, fervid, glowing, hot, sanguine

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How to use eager in a sentence?

  1. John Fetterman:

    I’m eager to put my record and my values up against Dr. Oz’s any day of the week, as I recover from this stroke and improve my auditory processing and speech, I look forward to continuing to meet with the people of Pennsylvania.

  2. James Kuffner:

    Everyone who has been hired is very eager to change the world.

  3. Kevin Chiu:

    I went to New York for vacation twice last year, and was so excited to see that people on the street are wearing our jackets, i was very eager to ask them how they like our jackets, but didn't do it because I don't speak much English.

  4. Rick Bates:

    Theres clearly a tie between the presidents opinion on COVID treatments and consumer demand for certain medications, its an unprecedented time where news and studies about effective treatments for COVID are changing daily, so, Americans are searching for facts and are eager for information, whether its from scientific studies, physicians or the White House.

  5. Yutaka Miura:

    Retail investors who had shorted stocks are eager to buy back if the Nikkei falls near 17,500.


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