Synonyms for Zealous:
active, spunky, driven, vivacious, puissant, ardent, fervid, zippy, potent, forceful, powerful, mighty, snappy, vigorous, energetic, strong, effervescent, peppy, mettlesome, spirited.
afire, impassioned, enthusiastic, passionate, spirited, avid, excited, eager, earnest, dedicated, devoted, fervid, ardent, hooked, rabid, fervent, fanatical, warm, born-again, mad about something, wholehearted, motivated, burning.
loyal, dogged, tenacious, determined, serious, bullheaded, committed, persistent, set, indomitable, relentless, devoted, constant, steely, intent, unwavering, willing, uncompromising, deliberate, unshakeable, persevering, iron-willed, headstrong, ruthless, tough, earnest, decided, reliable, stern, resolute, bold, plucky, hearty, staunch, tireless, unflinching, steadfast, strong-willed, valiant, unchangeable, firm, dedicated, decisive, thorough, true, steady, resolved, implacable, unyielding, diligent, strong-minded, unbending, insistent, dauntless, inexorable, indefatigable, fearless, stubborn, faithful, spunky, courageous.
fiery, lusty, full-blooded, potent, powerful, afire, ardent, mettlesome, puissant, vigorous, agitated, lively, passionate, frisky, virile, eager, enthusiastic, hearty, energetic, ablaze, emphatic, peppy, impassioned, strong, fervent, earnest, burning, industrious, active, zippy, excited, strenuous, zestful, spirited, prolific, animated, sprightly, exuberant.
n.gung ho, crazy, warm, concern, rabid, mad, nuts. •zealous (noun)
eager, great, enthusiastic, avid.
Usage examples for zealous
Nevertheless, he turned round rather sharply on Mr. Tookey, when the zealous deputy, feeling that this was a view of the case peculiarly suited to a parish- clerk, carried it still farther, and doubted whether it was right to inquire into a robbery at all when the circumstances were so mysterious. – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot