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Synonyms for eager
ˈi gər

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  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 Antonyms

  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 WordNet

  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 Contribution

  1. passionate

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

    Submitted by anonymous on June 7, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  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. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    It was a world which granted privileges to some and imposed prohibitions on others...Endowed with strength and eager to learn, one had to drag himself in a narrow prison cell when he could see an open field, a vast horizon in the distance; when he could feel the beatings of a heart; and when he believed himself entitled to enjoy the beauty of a dream.

  2. Steve Scalise:

    Rest assured that I plan to be fully engaged in my work as I recover from this surgery and I am eager to be back at the Capitol as soon as my doctors say I'm able.

  3. Douglas London:

    MBS is eager to neutralize the threat posed by United States, whose intimate knowledge of the ruling family's skeletons, and everyone else's, and broad network, equipped him to enable any aspiring challenger to the crown, i don't rule out the possibility that MBS wanted to kill United States, but it's just as likely, if not more so, that were there a team deployed to Canada, MBS wanted to put United States under observation, information from which might provide insight on his contacts and activities.

  4. Chow Kwun-wai:

    Some audiences, they see despair, but when I look into their eyes and spoke to them, they were so eager to find solutions for Hong Kong after watching the move.

  5. Genevieve McDonald:

    Targeting people because of their license plates will not serve any of us well, except for in the most extreme circumstances, we do not have the authority to control the movement of US citizens within our borders, and frankly, I'm concerned about the number of people who are eager to hand their rights over to the government.

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