Zealous meaning

zĕləs
The definition of zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.

An example of zealous is a preacher in an energetic church.

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Full of zeal; ardent, fervent; exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion.
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Filled with or motivated by zeal; fervent.
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Full of, characterized by, or showing zeal; ardently devoted to a purpose; fervent; enthusiastic.
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Origin of zealous

  • From Ancient Greek ζήλος (zÄ“los, “zeal, jealousy"), from ζηλόω (zÄ“loō, “to emulate, to be jealous").

    From Wiktionary