ASL Dictionary of Religious Signs


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Zeal
Sign:
Zeal
"Zeal"
Zeal
Synonyms:
Ardor, Zealous, Eager
Hand Shape:
Open "B".
Motion:
Rub palms of open "B" hands together back and forth with fingers pointing forward. Sign is same as for "anxious".
Note(s):
(Mnemonic Note) Think of rubbing one?s hands in anticipation.
Definition:
Zeal is extreme eagerness or dedication to the service of a belief or idea. Often it includes a willingness to go to any length to see that idea or belief come to fulfillment.