Origin of zealous
Examples from the Web for zealousness
In his zealousness Mr. Dolman might anger her husband, then his logic would avail little.Thoroughbreds|W. A. Fraser
With these two cold, stern men to nod approval at his zealousness, he went to greater lengths than he might otherwise have done.Joel: A Boy of Galilee|Annie Fellows Johnston
Into eyes and lips alike came something else—something touched with the zealousness of aspiration.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck
1520s, from Medieval Latin zelosus (source of Italian zeloso, Spanish celoso), from zelus (see zeal). Related: Zealously, zealousness.