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Meaning of FERVOR

Pronunciation:  'furvur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
  2. [n]  the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
 

FERVOR is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: ardor, ardour, excitation, excitement, fervency, fervidness, fervour, fervour, fire, inflammation
 
 See Also: emotional arousal, passion, passionateness, sensation, zeal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fer"vor\, n. [Written also {fervour}.] [OF. fervor,
fervour, F. ferveur, L. fervor, fr. fervere. See {Fervent}.]
1. Heat; excessive warmth.

         The fevor of ensuing day.             --Waller.

2. Intensity of feeling or expression; glowing ardor;
   passion; holy zeal; earnestness. --Hooker.

         Winged with fervor of her love.       --Shak.

Syn: {Fervor}, {Ardor}.

Usage: Fervor is a boiling heat, and ardor is a burning heat.
       Hence, in metaphor, we commonly use fervor and its
       derivatives when we conceive of thoughts or emotions
       under the image of ebullition, or as pouring
       themselves forth. Thus we speak of the fervor of
       passion, fervid declamation, fervid importunity,
       fervent supplication, fervent desires, etc. Ardent is
       used when we think of anything as springing from a
       deepseated glow of soul; as, ardent friendship, ardent
       zeal, ardent devotedness; burning with ardor for the
       fight.

 
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