Adjective "zealousness" definition and examples

(Zealousness may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈzɛləsnəs/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'If the EU Commission is thought to be acting with undue zealousness in the application of the pact it may work against the pro-euro cause in Britain, Denmark and Sweden.'
  2. 'They defend their right to profit from patients' pain, suffering and death with a zealousness that is unmatched in the corporate world.'

More definitions

1. full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent.Synonyms: enthusiastic, eager, fervid, fervent, intense, passionate, warm.Antonyms: apathetic; lackadaisical.

More examples(as adjective)

"spokesmen can be zealousness."

Origin

(zealous)