zealous

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Du latin zelosus[1].

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Nature Forme
Positif zealous
Comparatif more zealous
Superlatif most zealous

zealous \zɛl.əs\

  1. Zélé.
    • Johnson was truly zealous for the success of "The Adventurer;" and very soon after his engaging in it, he wrote the following letter: — (James Boswell, The life of Samuel Johnson, new ed. by John Wilson Croker, volume 1, page 238, 1831)
    • And there were few more zealous dancers at the fashionable balls in the Raleigh Tavern at Williamsburg. — (Foster Rhea Dulles, America Learns to Play: A history of popular recreation, 1607-1940, page 61, 1940)
    • Doubtless many will exclaim against the Roman Catholic Church for this; but the simple truth is that Protestantism was no less zealous against the new scientific doctrine. — (Andrew Dickson White, A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, page 122, 2004)

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  1. (en) Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020 → consulter cet ouvrage