tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager(adj)
a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
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"
sharp; sour; acid.
sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved
Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.
i am passionate to help. i am eager to help.Submitted by Lola_1 on July 2, 2020
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How to use eager in a sentence?
Our government is eager to rationalize the pension system (for example, by limiting early retirement), proceed with partial privatization of public assets, ...create a fully independent tax commission.
It is equally wrong to speed a guest who does not want to go, and to keep one back who is eager. You ought to make welcome the present guest, and send forth the one who wishes to go.
We are very eager to understand RAAF's needs and talk to them about why we see the benefits of T-X.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than about what others are saying, and we never listen when we are eager to speak.
When I see a dancing butterfly, when I see a half blooming flower, their eager wish to make this world happy, my mind dances with joy, my soul emerges in happiness.
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- [[си́лно]] [[жела́ещ]], нетърпели́вBulgarian
- begierig, gierig, eifrigGerman
- ávido, ilusionado, anhelante, entusiasmado, impaciente, ansiosoSpanish
- enthousiaste, impatient, désireuxFrench
- dealasach, dianScottish Gaelic
- avid, doritor, dornic, amator, nerăbdătorRomanian
- жа́ждущий, [[стра́стно]]/[[си́льно]] [[жела́ющий]], нетерпели́вый, рву́щийсяRussian
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