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Meaning of FEVERISH

Pronunciation:  'feevurish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by intense agitation or emotion; "worked at a feverish pace"
  2. [adj]  having or affected by a fever
  3. [adj]  of or relating to or characterized by fever; "a febrile reaction caused by an allergen"
 

FEVERISH is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: agitated, febrile, feverous, hectic, ill, sick
 
 Antonyms: afebrile
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fe"ver*ish\, a.
1. Having a fever; suffering from, or affected with, a
   moderate degree of fever; showing increased heat and
   thirst; as, the patient is feverish.

2. Indicating, or pertaining to, fever; characteristic of a
   fever; as, feverish symptoms.

3. Hot; sultry. ``The feverish north.'' --Dryden.

4. Disordered as by fever; excited; restless; as, the
   feverish condition of the commercial world.

         Strive to keep up a frail and feverish bing.
                                               --Milton.
   -- {Fe"ver*ish*ly}, adv. -- {Fe"ver*ish*ness}, n.

 
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