Definition of eagerness in English:

eagerness

noun

mass noun
  • Enthusiasm to do or to have something; keenness.

    ‘the player showed eagerness to play’
    • ‘Though he missed her dearly, he accepted his new role and took to it with eagerness and dedication.’
    • ‘From the start, the enthusiasm and eagerness of the coaches had been nothing less than mind-blowing.’
    • ‘The couple's career path so far demonstrates their ambition and eagerness to grow their business.’
    • ‘The Service Marketeer, who is all eagerness and enthusiasm, is a delight for the customer.’
    • ‘Everyone waited with eagerness for the committee's findings and recommendations.’
    keenness, enthusiasm, avidity, fervour, ardour, zest, zeal, passion, wholeheartedness, earnestness, commitment, dedication
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Pronunciation

eagerness

/ˈiːɡənəs/