|part of speech:
||intense enthusiasm for a person, ideal, cause, or the like.
She had the zeal of a new convert to the faith.His zeal for physical fitness caused him to overdo his exercising.
- ardor, enthusiasm, fervor, passion
- apathy, indifference
- similar words:
- ambition, devotion, energy, exuberance, fanaticism, fever, fire, intensity, verve, vigor, vitality, warmth
||ardor, flame, heat, interest, mania, zest