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.
ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torridadjective
characterized by intense emotion
"ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
"the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope
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My fervent hope is that Judge Kavanaugh will work to lessen the divisions in The Supreme Court so we have far fewer 5-4 decisions and so that public confidence in our judiciary and our highest court is restored.
We obviously seek to have positive relations with all of our nations including China, that's our fervent hope, but we do it in a way that it's consistent with Australian values. We stand up for our democratic ideals, we stand up for Australian sovereignty, whilst continuing to seek to have strong trading and other relationships.
Republicans came to us with this resolution, but it ignored Justice Ginsburg's dying wish, what Justice Ginsburg called Justice Ginsburg most' fervent wish' that Justice Ginsburg not be replaced until a new president is installed, so we simply have added it to the exact same text of the resolution the Republicans gave us.
Dr. Raul Pino has been our trusted partner and friend throughout the pandemic. His sound medical advice has helped guide me and countless other Orange County leaders to make the best decisions possible in dealing with COVID-19, it is my fervent hope that Dr. Pino returns to work on behalf of the residents of Orange County soon.
It is my fervent hope and the hope of millions that, regardless of party, such courage is still possible.
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- жарък, пламенен, горещ, страстенBulgarian
- glühend, inbrünstigGerman
- hehkuva, tulikuuma, kiihkeäFinnish
- dian, dìoghrasach, dealasachScottish Gaelic
- סוֹעֵר, תשוקה, להט, לוֹהֵט, נִלְהַבHebrew
- жаркий, пылать, пламенный, жгучий, пылкий, страстный, горячийRussian
- nhiệt tâmVietnamese
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