|part of speech:
||characterized by, showing, or filled with an intense enthusiasm, as toward a cause, purpose, or activity.
The candidate's zealous supporters worked tirelessly throughout the campaign.The zealous missionaries were determined to convert the villagers.
- eager, fervid, perfervid
- apathetic, indifferent, unenthusiastic
- similar words:
- ambitious, ardent, avid, earnest, enthusiastic, fanatic, fanatical, fervent, fierce, furious, gung-ho, impassioned, passionate, rabid, spirited, strenuous, vigorous
||active, avid, devoted, diligent, enterprising, hard, laborious, mad, partisan, puritanical, solicitous, strong, voracious
||zealously (adv.), zealousness (n.)