Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being deeply interested; earnestness; zeal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being deeply interested; earnestness; zeal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being engaged, or seriously and earnestly occupied; zeal; animation.

Etymologies

engaged +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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