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eagerness
n. yearning, impatient longing, enthusiasm, zeal

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Enthusiasm
Enthusiasm originally meant or possession by a divine afflatus or by the presence of a god.  Johnson's Dictionary, the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, defines enthusiasm as "a vain belief of private revelation; a vain confidence of divine favour or communication." In current English vernacular the word simply means intense enjoymentinterest, or approval.

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eagerness

Noun
1. a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
(synonym) avidity, avidness, keenness
(hypernym) enthusiasm
(hyponym) ardor, ardour, elan, zeal


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eagerness
n. dychtivost

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Eagerness
(n.)
The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire.
  
 
(n.)
Tartness; sourness.
  

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