Yes, zeal without knowledge, I said—like most other zeals—if there were no objections that struck him at once, there were none.
These two zeals are alike in externals, but altogether unlike in internals, 363.
Lacius wishes that Timon would give him and the rest an opportunity of expressing some part of their zeals.
late 14c., from Late Latin zelus "zeal, emulation" (source of Old French zel, Italian zelo, Spanish celo), a Church word, from Greek zelos "zeal, ardor, jealousy," which is of uncertain origin.
an earnest temper; may be enlightened (Num. 25:11-13; 2 Cor. 7:11; 9:2), or ignorant and misdirected (Rom. 10:2; Phil. 3:6). As a Christian grace, it must be grounded on right principles and directed to right ends (Gal. 4:18). It is sometimes ascribed to God (2 Kings 19:31; Isa. 9:7; 37:32; Ezek. 5:13).