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See definition of keenest on Dictionary.com
  • adj.enthusiastic
  • adj.sharp, piercing
  • adj.intelligent

synonyms for keenest

  • anxious
  • ardent
  • avid
  • eager
  • fervent
  • fierce
  • impatient
  • intense
  • alert
  • animate
  • animated
  • devoted
  • earnest
  • intent
  • interested
  • spirited
  • warm
  • agog
  • appetent
  • athirst
  • breathless
  • dying to
  • ebullient
  • fervid
  • fond of
  • gung ho
  • impassioned
  • lively
  • perfervid
  • sprightly
  • thirsty
  • vehement
  • vivacious
  • zealous
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antonyms for keenest

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  • apathetic
  • calm
  • cool
  • dispassionate
  • indifferent
  • peaceful
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • lethargic
  • blunt
  • dull
  • idiotic
  • ignorant
  • obtuse
  • pointless
  • reluctant
  • stupid
  • uninterested
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How to use keenest in a sentence

Those were the days when between the Scottish railway companies the keenest rivalry and the bitterest competition existed.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The keenest lawyer in our county is not so clever a cross-examiner as his sister when she sits with her needles and yarn.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
There was a Miss Mayblunt, no longer in her teens, who looked at the world through lorgnettes and with the keenest interest.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The death of Harcla, the keenest and ablest warrior in141 England, did not remove the difficulties from Edward's path.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Surely Monsieur de Condillac was possessed of the keenest sense of humour in all France.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
They exulted amid their keenest pangs that they were counted worthy to suffer for their divine Master.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The keenest eye at that time could have detected no wrinkle on Lucy's lovely girlish face.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The young man, gifted as he was with the keenest susceptibilities, perceived this, and his head drooped.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The detective listened with the keenest attention as Henry Burns repeated the story he had told the banker.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Robert Moffat and his wife watched the progress of the Mission at Inyati with the keenest interest.
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