An example of zeal is a passionate dedication for homeless rights.
Origin of zealMiddle English zele ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin zelus, zeal, emulation ; from Classical Greek z?los, zeal, ardor ; from Indo-European base an unverified form y?-, to be excited, praise from source Old Church Slavonic jaru, furious
Origin of zealMiddle English zele, from Old French zel, from Late Latin z&emacron;lus, from Greek z&emacron;los.
(countable and uncountable, plural zeals)
- (ferv): apathy