- Enthusiasm to do or to have something; keenness: the player showed eagerness to playMore example sentences
keenness, enthusiasm, avidity, fervour, ardour, zest, zeal, passion, wholeheartedness, earnestness, commitment, dedication; impatience, desire, longing, yearning, wishing, thirst, hunger, greed, voracity, voraciousness, appetite, ambition• informal yen
- The Service Marketeer, who is all eagerness and enthusiasm, is a delight for the customer.
- Though he missed her dearly, he accepted his new role and took to it with eagerness and dedication.
- Everyone waited with eagerness for the committee's findings and recommendations.