Definition of eagerness in English:

eagerness

noun

  • Enthusiasm to do or to have something; keenness.

    ‘the player showed eagerness to play’
    • ‘The Service Marketeer, who is all eagerness and enthusiasm, is a delight for the customer.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    keenness, enthusiasm, avidity, fervour, ardour, zest, zeal, passion, wholeheartedness, earnestness, commitment, dedication
    impatience, desire, longing, yearning, wishing, thirst, hunger, greed, voracity, voraciousness, appetite, ambition
    yen
    appetency, fervency, ardency, passionateness
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Pronunciation:

eagerness

/ˈēɡərnəs/