Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech:

Filled with or incited by zeal.

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Usage examples "zealous":

  1. He was a graduate of West Point, and seems a remarkably zealous officer, besides being very modest and unassuming in his manners. - "Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863", Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle.
  2. Even your soldiers are not so zealous for death but they fight behind sand- bags. - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.
  3. The fair damsel with the collar- bones was particularly zealous in pushing him about. - "Royal Highness", Thomas Mann.