As an adjective avid
is enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy.
As a noun avidness is
the characteristic of being avid.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy
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- I'm an avid reader.
- We waited for something to happen, for anything to happen, we were avid for some event to unfold itself out of the burning nothing to save us.
The characteristic of being avid.