- The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
- (fervor): apathy
Adjectives for Zeal
untiring; equal; puritan; inconsiderate; unflagging; lofty; cruel; wise; undaunted; peaceful; reformatory; misguided; overtaxed; artistic; benevolent; ancestral; unflinching; high-bred; unselfish; never-wearying; fervent; divine; wavering; accustomed; missionary; indiscreet; plastic; flaming; indomitable; flagging; incredible; hot; ardent; characteristic; solemn; noble; petulant; insensate; unwearied; humble; furious ; commendable; religious; pious; upright; immoderate; diminishing.
Verbs for Zeal
attend with—; burn with—; check—; constrain—; cool—; counterfeit—; devote with —; display—; express—; extinguish—; feign—; fire with—; flush with—; heighten —; imbue with—; infuse—; inject—; inspire —; instil—; intensify—; lack—; match—; misguide—; promote—; quench—; regain—; share—; sharpen—; slake—; stimulate—; want—; —blazes; —burns; —consumes; — declines; —ebbs; —goads; —impassions; — melts; —quickens; —spurs; —subsides; — surges; —wanes; —waxes.
abandon, acquiescence, agitation, agreeability, agreeableness, alacrity, all-overs, amenability, angst, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, ardency, ardor, avidity, bibliolatry, bluster, brawl, broil, brouhaha, cacophony, calenture, cankerworm of care, care, chaos, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, cheerful consent, commitment, committedness, commotion, compliance, concern, concernment, consent, cooperativeness, dedication, devotedness, devotion, devoutness, disquiet, disquietude, distress, disturbance, docility, dread, eagerness, earnestness, ebullition, ecstasy, embroilment, energy, enthusiasm, excitement, faith, faithfulness, fanaticism, favorable disposition, favorableness, fear, ferment, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fidelity, fierceness, fire, flap, fomentation, foofaraw, foreboding, forebodingness, forwardness, frenzy, fume, furor, furore, fury, fuss, gameness, gift of tongues, glossolalia, goodwill, gusto, heart, heartiness, heat, heatedness, hubbub, hurrah, impassionedness, inquietude, intensity, intentness, keenness, liveliness, loyalty, malaise, misgiving, nervous strain, nervous tension, nervousness, overanxiety, overdevoutness, overpiousness, overreligiousness, overrighteousness, overzealousness, pandemonium, passion, passionateness, pentecostalism, perturbation, pins and needles, pliability, pliancy, promptness, pucker, racket, rage, readiness, receptive mood, receptiveness, receptivity, relish, resolution, responsiveness, revival, revivalism, right mood, row, ruckus, rumpus, sanctimony, savor, seriousness, sincerity, solicitude, soul, spirit, stew, storminess, strain, suspense, tempestuousness, tension, tractability, trouble, tumult, tumultuousness, turbulence, turmoil, uneasiness, ungrudgingness, unloathness, unquietness, unreluctance, uproar, upset, urgency, vehemence, verve, vexation, warmth, warmth of feeling, wildness, willing ear, willing heart, willingness, zealotism, zealotry, zealousness, zest
- Rhymes: -iːl