Part of speech:
Having or showing enthusiasm; ardent
(Often followed by "to go to...") Urgently needing to urinate.
Feeling or showing a yearning
Displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm or devotion; fervent:
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.
The definition of avid is someone greedy, with a craving for or with a strong interest in something.
Showing great attention or concern to another:
Full of eagerness; enthusiastic.
Feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
Extremely hot; glowing.
Desiring; having or characterized by desire
Intensely desirous or interested
Full of spirit; lively; energetic; animated
Emotionally aroused; agitated
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
Full of keen anticipation or excitement; eager.
Intensely desirous or interested
The definition of anxious is someone who is apprehensive or concerned in anticipation of an event.
The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
Likely or about to do something:
Of or like a person who is a glutton
Strong and healthy; robust:
Intensity of emotion, especially strong desire, enthusiasm, or devotion.
Enthusiasm is defined as a lively interest for someone or something.
An overwhelming desire or craving:
A feeling of excessive concern.
Showing too great a willingness to serve or obey; fawning
Fierce or impetuous; violent:
The definition of vehement is having intense feeling or force behind your words or actions.
The definition of zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.
Not interested; indifferent; listless
Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial:
Not particularly good or bad, large or small, right or wrong, etc.; fair, average, etc.
Calm; cool; stolid
The definition of disinterested is a person who is unbiased or indifferent.
Not interested; indifferent
(Brit.) A high tidal wave in an estuary; bore
The definition of a bore is something or someone dull and uninteresting.
Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively:
(Slang) Fidgety, nervous, impatient, etc.
Readily affected with or stirred by emotion:
Like, feeling, or causing an itch
Ready to do favors; helpful; courteous; accommodating
Having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess things; greedy:
Extremely hungry or characterized by extreme hunger; voracious:
(Archaic) Held in slavery; not free
The definition of stolid is a person who is unexcitable and not prone to showing lots of emotion or sensitivity.
- 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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