Definitions

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  • noun State or condition of being zestful or enthusiastic.

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  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

Etymologies

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zestful +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And here on the crest, three hours afterward, he emerged, tired and sweaty, garments torn and face and hands scratched, but with sparkling eyes and an unwonted zestfulness of expression.

    Chapter VIII

  • But Fierstein gives the show zestfulness, and he certainly seems to revere the whole shebang.

    With Harvey Fierstein as Tevye, 'Fiddler' roars right along

  • And here on the crest, three hours afterward, he emerged, tired and sweaty, garments torn and face and hands scratched, but with sparkling eyes and an unwonted zestfulness of expression.

    Chapter VIII

  • Before the mountain roads were mired with the coming of the rains, and while the air held its sparkle of autumnal zestfulness, Samson South wrote to Wilfred Horton that, if he still meant to come to the hills for his inspection of coal and timber, the time was ripe.

    The Call of the Cumberlands

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