EAGER  心切

INTENSE DESIRE to ACT FOR A DEFINITE AIM.
KEENENTHUSIASTICAVIDFERVENTARDENTMOTIVATEDWHOLEHEARTEDDEDICATEDCOMMITTEDEARNESTINFORMAL GUNG-HOANXIOUSIMPATIENTLONGINGYEARNINGWISHINGHOPINGHOPEFULON THE EDGE OF ONE'S SEATON TENTERHOOKSON PINS AND NEEDLESINFORMAL ITCHINGGAGGINGDYING
Taxonoymy

DILIGENTGREEDY

See also

HOPEURGENT

Kind Of

DESIRE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current general word for eagerness for something is jí 急 (ant. huǎn 緩 "uneager").

2. Jí 疾 tends to refer to urgent eagerness.

3. Jí 亟 refers occasionally to a concrete urgent eagerness for something desired.

4. Hān 酣, normally "tipsy", is occasionally used to refer to eagerness of pursuit of something.

5. Lì 利 sometimes refers to the abstract attitude towards something as singularly and acutely profitable to one.

Modern Chinese Criteria

渴望

熱望

急切

急躁

心切

熱切

殷切

殷殷

切望

切盼

渴仰

翹企

眼巴巴

巴不得

倚門倚閭

延頸企踵

引領而望

企足而待

望穿秋水

夢寐以求

千金買骨

大旱望雲霓

望子成龍

教子心切

恨鐵不成鋼

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

studiosus refers to someone full of eagerness to do something positive.

ardens refers to fiery overeagerness.

acer refers to energetic eagerness, as that of flames, positively conceived.

vehemens refers to violent eagerness, negatively conceived.

enixe refers adverbially to subservient eagerness as an attitude towards seniors.

intente refers adverbially to eagerness typically of attention.

LANGIUS 1631 Anthologia sive Florilegium rerum et materiarum selectarum

ZELUS

THEOPHRASTUS 1960 Theophrast, Charaktere no. 13

GRACE ZHANG 2010 Using Chinese Synonyms 197

DE VAAN 2008 Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the Other Italic Languages

aveo 'to be eager' [v. II] (Varro+)

Derivatives: avidus 'desirous' (P1.+), aviditas 'greed; lust' (P1.+); avarus 'greedy,

stingy (esp. with regard to money)' (Naev.+), avaritia 'greed of gain' (P1.+).

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vadV : 17
  • vtoN : 12
  • vi : 4
  • vt+V[0] : 4
  • nab : 3
  • nadN : 2
  • VPi : 1
  • vadN : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 27
  • 論語 : 3
  • 呂氏春秋 : 3
  • 春秋左傳 : 3
  • 荀子 : 2
  • 記纂淵海 : 1
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 1
  • 百喻經 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 史記 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1

Words

   jí OC: krɯb MC: kip 19 Attributions

The current general word for eagerness for something is jí 急 (ant. huǎn 緩 "uneager").

  • nabpsychurgent concern for something, urgent purpose
  • vadNurgent
  • vadVurgently, eagerly; assiduously
  • vigradedtry to be fast, be in a hurry; also of matters: be of urgent importance 甚急
  • vt(oN)show eagerness for the contextually determinate N
  • vt+V[0]be eager to
  • vtoNgradedbe keen on; deal with with urgency; seek with urgency, be extremely eager after; feel an urgent concern for; be urgently concerned with 急利甚
   jí OC: dzid MC: dzit 16 Attributions

Jí 疾 tends to refer to urgent eagerness.

  • nadNeager, assiduous
  • vadVintensely; acutely; stronly, vigorously; eagerly, energetically
  • vt+V[0]be eager to V
  • vtoNbe eager for (profit etc)
   jí OC: kɯɡ MC: kɨk 2 Attributions

Jí 亟 refers occasionally to a concrete urgent eagerness for something desired.

  • vtoNbe eager about (virtue etc)
  • vt+V[0]be all eager to V
   hān OC: ɡaam MC: ɦɑm 2 Attributions

Hān 酣, normally "tipsy", is occasionally used to refer to eagerness of pursuit of something.

  • vadV(as if intoxicated>) in an engrossed way, enthusiastically
好事   hào shì MC: xawH dzriH OC: qhuus dzrɯs 2 Attributions
  • vadNbusy; meddlesome
  • VPibe over-busy; be meddlesome, act like a busybody
   sī OC: snɯ MC: sɨ 1 Attribution
  • vieager, keen
   mào OC: muuɡs MC: mɑu 1 Attribution
  • nabactover-eagerness
  • vadNeager; craving
  • vt+prep+NZUO: be eager after (concrete things)
   lì OC: rids MC: li 1 Attribution

Lì 利 sometimes refers to the abstract attitude towards something as singularly and acutely profitable to one.

  • vt+V[0]eager to VERB
  • vtoNstativebe greedy for, covet
   cōng OC: skhooŋ MC: tshuŋ 0 Attributions
  • vi.redintensitivebe very eager and busy
   yàn OC: qems MC: ʔiɛm 0 Attributions
  • vadVgluttonously
   pēng OC: phreeŋ MC: phɣɛŋ 0 Attributions
  • vi???(the heart) beat ??? earnest ??? eager ???
    OC:  MC:  0 Attributions

lián

  • vadNeager???
   yú OC: lo MC: ji̯o 0 Attributions
  • viactbe covetous, have ambitious designs

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: