Pronunciation of Eagerness
/ˈiː_ɡ_ə_n_ə_s/, /ˈiːɡənəs/, /ˈiːɡənəs/
Antonyms for eagerness:
policy, coolness, hemming and hawing, caution, satisfaction, un-willingnesses, fumblings, falterings, apathy, mis trusts, un willingness, procrastinations, procrastination, de-lays, prudence, nonchalance, dawdlings, detachment, de-laying, mis-giving, mis-trust, disinterest, de lays, in-decision, negativity, un willingnesses, in-disposition, waverings, in decision, wariness, dullness, deadness, fumbling, in decisiveness, languidness, insouciance, demurral, halfheartedness, in dispositions, dulness, indifference, de lay, hemming and hawings, in-decisivenesses, delayings, impassivity, lukewarmness, coldness, unconcern, calmness, in disposition, casualness, de laying, aloofness, scruple, in-decisions, de-lay, in decisivenesses, hemming hawings, mis trust, hemming hawing, un-willingness, demurrals, in-dispositions, slowness, in decisions, mis giving, hesitation, timidity, reluctance, stumblings, calculation.
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.