Pronunciation of Eagerness
/ˈiː_ɡ_ə_n_ə_s/, /ˈiːɡənəs/, /ˈiːɡənəs/
Antonyms for eagerness:
aloofness, detachment, casualness, satisfaction, caution, coldness, calmness, disinterest, nonchalance, languidness, slowness, prudence, coolness, halfheartedness, impassivity, deadness, unconcern, lukewarmness, dullness, calculation, wariness, dulness, indifference, reluctance, apathy, timidity, insouciance, policy.
Usage examples for eagerness:
- The native troopers, in their eagerness to witness the meeting between Kronau and the former Colonel of the cuirassiers, had pushed forward. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
- Suddenly Fanny's whole manner changed to one of anxious eagerness and deep concern. - "Kitty Trenire", Mabel Quiller-Couch.
- Presently some more played, and he permitted one or two to win, and the eagerness to play with him became greater. - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.