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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eagerness  \Ea"ger*ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  eager;  ardent  desire.  ``The 
  eagerness  of  love.''  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Tartness;  sourness.  [Obs.] 
 
  Syn:  Ardor;  vehemence;  earnestness;  impetuosity;  heartiness; 
  fervor;  fervency;  avidity;  zeal;  craving;  heat;  passion; 
  greediness. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eagerness 
  n  :  a  positive  feeling  of  wanting  to  push  ahead  with  something 
  [syn:  {avidity},  {avidness},  {keenness}] 




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