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zealous

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Adjective
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zeal=ous
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9 in 9 verses (in OT : 6 in 6 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

zealousa. [LL. zelosus. See Zeal.].
  •  Filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or ardent, in behalf of an object.  [1913 Webster]
    "He may be zealous in the salvation of souls."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Filled with religious zeal.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

zealous, adj. full of zeal; enthusiastic.

Derivative
zealously adv. zealousness n.

THESAURUS

zealous

abandoned, ablaze, acquiescent, afire, agitated, agreeable, alacritous, all-overish, amenable, anxious, anxioused up, apprehensive, ardent, assiduous, avid, boiling over, bothered, breathless, buggy, bugs, burning, committed, compliant, concerned, consenting, content, cooperative, cordial, dedicated, delirious, devoted, devout, diligent, disposed, disquieted, disturbed, docile, drunk, eager, earnest, energetic, enthusiastic, excited, exuberant, fain, faithful, fanatic, fanatical, favorable, favorably disposed, favorably inclined, fearful, febrile, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, fired, flaming, flushed, foreboding, forward, frenetic, game, glowing, gung ho, hard, hard-core, hardworking, hearty, heated, hot, hot-blooded, hotheaded, impassioned, in a pucker, in a stew, in earnest, in the mind, in the mood, inclined, indefatigable, industrious, infatuated, inflamed, intense, intent, intent on, intoxicated, keen, laborious, lively, loyal, madcap, minded, misgiving, nervous, never idle, nutty, obsessed, on fire, on tenterhooks, overanxious, overapprehensive, overdevout, overreligious, overrighteous, overzealous, passionate, perfervid, perturbed, pliant, possessed, predisposed, prompt, prone, quick, rabid, ready, ready and willing, receptive, red-hot, relentless, resolute, responsive, sanctimonious, scorching, sedulous, serious, sincere, sleepless, solicitous, spirited, steaming, steamy, strained, strenuous, suspenseful, tense, tireless, totally committed, tractable, troubled, ultrareligious, uneasy, unflagging, unremitting, unrestrained, unsleeping, unsparing, unwearied, vehement, vigorous, warm, well-disposed, well-inclined, white-hot, wild-eyed, willed, willing, willinghearted, zealotic

ROGET THESAURUS

zealous

Activity

N activity, briskness, liveliness, animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy, snap, vim, nimbleness, agility, smartness, quickness, velocity, alacrity, promptitude, despatch, dispatch, expedition, haste, punctuality, eagerness, zeal, ardor, perfervidum aingenium, empressement, earnestness, intentness, abandon, vigor, devotion, exertion, industry, assiduity, assiduousness, sedulity, laboriousness, drudgery, painstaking, diligence, perseverance, indefatigation, habits of business, vigilance, wakefulness, sleeplessness, restlessness, insomnia, pervigilium, insomnium, racketing, movement, bustle, stir, fuss, ado, bother, pottering, fidget, fidgetiness, flurry, officiousness, dabbling, meddling, interference, interposition, intermeddling, tampering with, intrigue, press of business, no sinecure, plenty to do, many irons in the fire, great doings, busy hum of men, battle of life, thick of the action, housewife, busy bee, new brooms, sharp fellow, sharp blade, devotee, enthusiast, zealot, meddler, intermeddler, intriguer, busybody, pickthank, hummer, hustler, live man, rustler, active, brisk, brisk as a lark, brisk as a bee, lively, animated, vivacious, alive, alive and kicking, frisky, spirited, stirring, nimble, nimble as a squirrel, agile, light-footed, nimble-footed, featly, tripping, quick, prompt, yare, instant, ready, alert, spry, sharp, smart, fast, quick as a lamplighter, expeditious, awake, broad awake, go-ahead, live wide-awake, forward, eager, strenuous, zealous, enterprising, in earnest, resolute, industrious, assiduous, diligent, sedulous, notable, painstaking, intent, indefatigable, unwearied, unsleeping, never tired, plodding, hard-working, businesslike, workaday, bustling, restless, restless as a hyena, fussy, fidgety, pottering, busy, busy as hen with one chicken, working, at work, on duty, in harness, up in arms, on one's legs, at call, up and doing, up and stirring, busy, occupied, hard at work, hard at it, up to one's ears in, full of business, busy as a bee, busy as a one-armed paperhanger, meddling, meddlesome, pushing, officious, overofficious, intrigant, astir, stirring, agoing, afoot, on foot, in full swing, eventful, on the alert, actively, with life and spirit, with might and main &c, with haste, with wings, full tilt, in mediis rebus, Int, be alive, look alive, look sharp!, move on, push on!, keep moving!, go ahead!, stir your stumps!, age quod agis!, jaldi!, karo!, step lively!, carpe diem, seize the day, nulla dies sine linea, nec mora nec requies, the plot thickens, No sooner said than done, veni vidi vici, catch a weasel asleep, abends wird der Faule fleissig, dictum ac factum, schwere Arbeit in der Jugend ist sanfte Ruhe im Al, hard work in youth means soft rest in age, the busy hum of men.

Feeling

N feeling, suffering, endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response, sympathy, impression, inspiration, affection, sensation, emotion, pathos, deep sense, warmth, glow, unction, gusto, vehemence, fervor, fervency, heartiness, cordiality, earnestness, eagerness, empressement, gush, ardor, zeal, passion, enthusiasm, verve, furore, fanaticism, excitation of feeling, fullness of the heart, passion, ecstasy, blush, suffusion, flush, hectic, tingling, thrill, turn, shock, agitation, quiver, heaving, flutter, flurry, fluster, twitter, tremor, throb, throbbing, pulsation, palpitation, panting, trepidation, perturbation, ruffle, hurry of spirits, pother, stew, ferment, state of excitement, feeling, sentient, sensuous, sensorial, sensory, emotive, emotional, of feeling, with feeling, warm, quick, lively, smart, strong, sharp, acute, cutting, piercing, incisive, keen, keen as a razor, trenchant, pungent, racy, piquant, poignant, caustic, impressive, deep, profound, indelible, deep felt, home felt, heartfelt, swelling, soul-stirring, deep-mouthed, heart-expanding, electric, thrilling, rapturous, ecstatic, earnest, wistful, eager, breathless, fervent, fervid, gushing, passionate, warm-hearted, hearty, cordial, sincere, zealous, enthusiastic, glowing, ardent, burning, red-hot, fiery, flaming, boiling over, pervading, penetrating, absorbing, rabid, raving, feverish, fanatical, hysterical, impetuous, impressed with, moved with, touched with, affected with, penetrated with, seized with, imbued with, devoured by, wrought up, struck all of a heap, rapt, in a quiver, enraptured, heart and soul, from the bottom of one's heart, ab imo pectore, at heart, con amore, heartily, devoutly, over head and ears, head over heels, the heart big, the heart full, the heart swelling, the heart beating, the heart pulsating, the heart throbbing, the heart thumping, the heart beating high, the heart melting, the heart overflowing, the heart bursting, the heart breaking, the heart goes out, a heart as big as all outdoors (sympathy).


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