Showing enthusiasm for something
Synonyms and related words
showing great interest or desire to do something or for something
- An eager crowd gathered outside the concert hall.
- He is eager to join our club.
- She is eager for a new job.
wanting very much to do something pleasurable, interested in or liking someone or something
- He is a keen photographer.
- Jessica is keen on playing the piano.
- I am mad keen on classic cars.
- She is very keen to learn everything about his past.
- John’s very keen on Rebecca.
showing deep interest in something that excites you
- He is one of the enthusiastic supporters of our party.
- She seems highly enthusiastic about my idea.
- They were not enthusiastic about moving to Paris.
showing strong feelings of enthusiasm for someone or something that you support
- He is a fervent supporter of the Green Party.
- He expressed his fervent desire to bring social stability to the country.
showing strong feelings or belief in something
- She was an ardent feminist.
- My brother is an ardent fan of Messi.
showing an intense feeling about someone or something
- He expressed a passionate interest in modern art.
- She was always passionate about volleyball.
- The hostage made a passionate plea for mercy.
deeply interested in something that you enjoy doing
- She is an avid reader of romantic fiction.
- He is an avid stamp collector.
- I was avid for any news of Anna.
having a lot of energy and ethusiasm for something
- My sister is a zealous animal lover.
- The Zealous protesters marched through Ankara.
- He was very zealous in the reform of the education system.
eager to achieve something, although it is very difficult
- He is a very motivated and energetic employee.
- The class was full of highly motivated students.
Mad about (informal)
loving someone or something very much, enthusiastic about something
- Eris is mad about street sports.
- She was mad about her nephews.