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Zeal vs Wholeheartedness - What's the difference?

zeal | wholeheartedness |

As nouns the difference between zeal and wholeheartedness

is that zeal is the fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest while wholeheartedness is the condition of being wholehearted.

zeal

English

Noun

  • The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
  • * Dryden
  • Zeal , the blind conductor of the will.
  • * Bible, Romans x. 2
  • I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
  • (obsolete) A zealot.
  • (Ben Jonson)

    Synonyms

    * (fervor) ardor, eagerness, enthusiasm, intensity, passion

    Antonyms

    * (fervor) apathy

    Derived terms

    () * zealot * zealotic * zealotical * zealotry * zealous * zealously * zealousness

    Anagrams

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    wholeheartedness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • the condition of being wholehearted