The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire. (noun)
Tartness; sourness (noun)
Examples of word eagerness
I get the impression that Darcy Burner really believes that eagerness is a substitute for depth.
Chook! she was crying, and the dogs whined and yelped in eagerness of desire and effort to overtake Big
What we call eagerness, enthusiasm, passion, refers to the intensity of an instinct, wish, desire or purpose.
Miss Jean heard their voices, first low and awestricken, rising in eagerness and loudness as they got further from the house.
Between me and the light, the better to see us, a lad had climbed on to a high ledge, close against the luxurious overhanging foliage – all lit up from the dying glow – of the precipitous rock, and, wearing only a red loin-cloth on his shining dusky skin, stretched forward in eagerness, quite unconscious of his graceful poise.