Definition of Fervor

1. Noun. Feelings of great warmth and intensity. "He spoke with great ardor"

Exact synonyms: Ardor, Ardour, Fervency, Fervidness, Fervour, Fire
Generic synonyms: Passion, Passionateness
Specialized synonyms: Zeal
Derivative terms: Fervent, Fervid, Fiery



2. Noun. The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up. "He tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
Exact synonyms: Excitation, Excitement, Fervour, Inflammation
Generic synonyms: Emotional Arousal
Specialized synonyms: Fever Pitch, Sensation
Attributes: Exciting, Unexciting
Derivative terms: Excite, Excite, Excite, Excite, Excite, Excite

Definition of Fervor

1. n. Heat; excessive warmth.

Definition of Fervor

1. Noun. (American English) An intense, heated emotion; passion, ardor. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A passionate enthusiasm for some cause. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) Heat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fervor

1. great warmth or intensity [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fervor

fervencies
fervency
fervent
ferventer
fervently
fervescence
fervescent
fervid
fervider
fervidest
fervidities
fervidity
fervidly
fervidness
fervidnesses
fervor (current term)
fervorous
fervors
fervour
fervourous
fervours
ferys
feræ naturæ
fes
fescennine
fescue
fescue foot
fescue poisoning
fescues

Literary usage of Fervor

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1. Kino's Historical Memoir of Pimería Alta: A Contemporary Account of the by Eusebio Francisco Kino (1919)
"FIRST HOLY fervor AND ZEAL, AND ONE OF THE HOLY LETTERS OF THE VENERABLE FATHER FRANCISCO XAVIER SAETA The venerable father began at once, with admirable ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"Then flinging herself on her knees, she thanked God with passionate fervor. All other ears in the garrison failed to hear anything but the roar of cannon ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"An enthusiast is one who is under the influence of any particular fervor of mind, more especially where it is a religious fervor. The visionary is properly ..."

4. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"But the fervor of sympathy with which we contemplate a grandiose martyrdom is feeble compared with the enthusiasm that keeps ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"The poetic fervor of the book and its restrained vigor of style, the tenacity of purpose, the struggle, the courage, and the pluck that it revealed, ..."

6. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1867)
"... and the fervor of his patriotism, the best model for the bar, the forum and the platform which America, I had almost said, the world, has yet produced. ..."

7. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... of Pain—The Greatest of Indian Virtues — Remarkable Religious fervor — Indian Pride in Self-Torture — Preparations for the Trying Ordeal — Fasting, ..."

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