HyperDic: fervent

English > 2 senses of the word fervent:
ADJECTIVEallfervent, ardent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torridcharacterized by intense emotion
allfervent, fervidextremely hot
fervent > pronunciation
Soundsfer'vahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > fervent: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by intense emotion.
Examples
  • "a fervent desire to change society"
  • "a fervent admirer"
Synonymsardent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid
BroaderpassionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
Spanishacalorado, apasionado, ardiente, ferviente
Catalanapassionat, ardent, fervent
Nounsfervencyfeelings of great warmth and intensity
Adverbsferventlywith passionate fervor
English > fervent: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExtremely hot.
Example"the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
Synonymfervid
BroaderhotUsed of physical heat / heat
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanishardiente
Catalanfervent

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