Eager synonyms

ē'gər
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Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.
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Having or showing enthusiasm; ardent
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Displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm or devotion; fervent:
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Feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
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(Often followed by "to go to...") Urgently needing to urinate.
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Showing great attention or concern to another:
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Feeling or showing a yearning
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The definition of thirsty is someone or something that is in need of liquid or water, or is having a very strong desire for something.
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(Figuratively) Eager or extremely desirous (for something).
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Intensely desirous or interested
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Full of eagerness; enthusiastic.
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Extremely hot; glowing.
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The definition of avid is someone greedy, with a craving for or with a strong interest in something.
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Full of spirit; lively; energetic; animated
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Desiring; having or characterized by desire
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Intensely desirous or interested
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The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
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Emotionally aroused; agitated
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An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
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A wave, in the form of a wall of water, formed by an incoming tide funneling into an estuary
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Full of keen anticipation or excitement; eager.
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The definition of anxious is someone who is apprehensive or concerned in anticipation of an event.
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Of or like a person who is a glutton
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(Obs.) Troublesome
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Unwavering from a course of action.
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Showing too great a willingness to serve or obey; fawning
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Likely or about to do something:
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Fierce or impetuous; violent:
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The definition of vehement is having intense feeling or force behind your words or actions.
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Strong and healthy; robust:
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Having a great appetite for anything (e.g., a voracious reader).
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Ready to do something that is not (can't be expected as) a matter of course.
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The definition of zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.
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Intensity of emotion, especially strong desire, enthusiasm, or devotion.
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The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire.
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(Rare) Animated cordiality
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Enthusiasm is defined as a lively interest for someone or something.
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The quality of being esurient; extreme gluttony or boundless hunger
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An overwhelming desire or craving:
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A feeling of excessive concern.
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The outer skin of a citrus fruit, used as a flavouring or garnish.
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The state or quality of being demonstrative.
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(Intransitive) To show eager anticipation at the expectation of something.
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Not interested; indifferent; listless
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Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial:
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Not particularly good or bad, large or small, right or wrong, etc.; fair, average, etc.
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Calm; cool; stolid
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anxious, enthusiastic
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Not eager.
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The definition of disinterested is a person who is unbiased or indifferent.
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Not interested; indifferent
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(Brit.) A high tidal wave in an estuary; bore
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The definition of a bore is something or someone dull and uninteresting.
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Alternative spelling of eagre.
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Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively:
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(Slang) Fidgety, nervous, impatient, etc.
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Extremely happy.
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Readily affected with or stirred by emotion:
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Pregnant:
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Having an extreme, irrational zeal or enthusiasm for a specific cause
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(Figuratively) Full of praise.
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Diligent; industrious
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Making arbitrary decisions, especially in an impulsive and forceful manner.
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Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; very greedy; as, an insatiable appetite, thirst, or desire.
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Like, feeling, or causing an itch
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Ready to do favors; helpful; courteous; accommodating
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Having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess things; greedy:
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The state or condition of being full of rapture
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Extremely hungry or characterized by extreme hunger; voracious:
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Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually moving.
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(Archaic) Held in slavery; not free
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The definition of stolid is a person who is unexcitable and not prone to showing lots of emotion or sensitivity.
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Synonym Study

  • Anxious suggests eagerness, but with some uneasiness over the outcome anxious to excel
  • Keen implies deep interest and a spirited readiness to achieve something the team was keen on winning
  • Eager implies great enthusiasm, zeal, or sometimes impatience, in the desire for a pursuit of something eager to begin work: avid suggests an intense, sometimes greedy, desire to enjoy or possess something avid for power
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