Zeal"ous [LL. zelosus. See Zeal.]
Filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or ardent, in behalf of an object.
He may be zealous in the salvation of souls.
Filled with religious zeal.
-- Zeal"ous*ly, adv. -- Zeal"ous*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.