Thesaurus

avidity

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of avidity

2 urgent desire or interest
  • in her avidity to express her opinions, she frequently and unthinkingly interrupts people

Synonyms for avidity

Words Related to avidity

Near Antonyms for avidity

Antonyms for avidity

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about avidity

Time Traveler for avidity

Time Traveler

The first known use of avidity was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Avidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/avidity. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on avidity

Dictionary: Definition of avidity

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with avidity

Medical Dictionary: Definition of avidity

Nglish: Translation of avidity for Spanish Speakers

Comments on avidity

What made you want to look up avidity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!