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Synonyms for zealous
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avid, zealous(adj)

    marked by active interest and enthusiasm

    "an avid sports fan"

    Synonyms:
    devouring(a), esurient, avid, greedy

    Antonyms:
    unenthusiastic

Wiktionary

  1. zealous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    ardent, passionate, eager, zealotic, fervent, enthusiastic

    Antonyms:
    indifferent, dispassionate, unenthusiastic, apathetic

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. zealous

    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, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning

    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. zealous

    Synonyms:
    ardent, anxious, earnest, enthusiastic, fervid, eager, steadfast

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. zealous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ardent, eager, keen, earnest, fervent, fervid, warm, glowing, burning, fiery, passionate, enthusiastic, devoted, swift, prompt, ready, forward

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    officious, callous

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