Synonyms of eager in English:

eager


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adjective

1‘small eager faces looked up and listened’

SYNONYMS
keen, enthusiastic, avid, fervent, fervid, ardent, zealous, passionate, motivated, wholehearted, dedicated, committed, earnest, diligent
informal bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, mad keen, keen as mustard, as keen as mustard
literary perfervid, passional
ANTONYMS

apathetic

2‘her friends were eager for news’

SYNONYMS
anxious, impatient, waiting with bated breath, longing, yearning, aching, wishing, hoping, hopeful, thirsty, hungry, greedy
desirous of, hankering after, intent on, bent on, set on
on the edge of one's seat, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks
informal hot, itching, gagging, dying
ANTONYMS

uninterested