fervid

  • 1 Fervid — Fer vid, a. [L. fervidus, fr. fervere. See {Fervent}.] 1. Very hot; burning; boiling. [1913 Webster] The mounted sun Shot down direct his fervid rays. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Ardent; vehement; zealous. [1913 Webster] The fervid wishes, holy… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 fervid — FERVÍD, Ă, fervizi, de, adj. (Latinism) Arzător; strălucitor. – Din lat. fervidus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  fervíd adj. m., pl. fervízi; f. sg. fervídă, pl. fervíde …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 fervid — 1590s, from L. fervidus glowing, burning; vehement, fervid, from fervere to boil, glow (see BREW (Cf. brew)). Figurative sense of impassioned is from 1650s. Related: Fervidly …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 fervid — index fervent, hot blooded, vehement, zealous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 fervid un — index eager, fervent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 fervid — fervent, ardent, perfervid, impassioned, passionate Analogous words: intense, vehement, fierce, exquisite, violent: earnest, *serious, solemn: *sincere, heartfelt, hearty, wholehearted, whole souled Contrasted words: collected, composed, *cool,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 fervid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ intensely or excessively enthusiastic. DERIVATIVES fervidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin fervidus, from fervere to boil …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 fervid — [fʉr′vid] adj. [L fervidus < fervere: see FERVENT] 1. hot; glowing 2. impassioned; fervent SYN. PASSIONATE fervidly adv. fervidness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 fervid — fervent, fervid Both words mean ‘ardent, intense’ with reference to speech, feelings, etc. There are two significant differences in their use: (1) fervent but not fervid is also used of people, with nouns such as admirer, advocate, believer,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 fervid — adjective Etymology: Latin fervidus, from fervēre Date: 1599 1. very hot ; burning 2. marked by often extreme fervor < a fervid crusader > Synonyms: see impassioned • fervidly adverb • fervidness …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 fervid — fervidity, n. fervidly, adv. /ferr vid/, adj. 1. heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator. 2. burning; glowing; intensely hot. [1590 1600; < L fervidus boiling. See FERVENT, ID4] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 fervid — adjective fervid protestations of love Syn: fervent, ardent, passionate, impassioned, intense, vehement, wholehearted, heartfelt, sincere, earnest; literary perfervid …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 fervid — fer•vid [[t]ˈfɜr vɪd[/t]] adj. 1) heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator[/ex] 2) burning; glowing • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L fervidus boiling fer•vid′i•ty, fer′vid•ness, n. fer′vid•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 fervid — /ˈfɜvəd/ (say fervuhd) adjective 1. heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator. 2. burning; glowing; hot. {Latin fervidus burning} –fervidly, adverb –fervidness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 fervid — fervent / fervid [adj] enthusiastic, excited animated, ardent, blazing, burning, devout, dying to*, eager, earnest, ecstatic, emotional, enthused, falling all over oneself*, fiery, glowing, go great guns*, heartfelt, hearty, hot*, hot blooded*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 fervid — adjective a) Intensely hot, emotional, or zealous. b) Very or extremely hot. Syn: fervent, ardent, zealous …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 fervid — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, ablaze, afire, ardent, athirst, blazing, boiling, boiling over, breathless, burning, burning with excitement, committed, consumed with desire, cordial, coveting, craving, dedicated, delirious, devoted,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 fervid — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Fired with intense feeling: ardent, blazing, burning, dithyrambic, fervent, fiery, flaming, glowing, heated, hot blooded, impassioned, passionate, perfervid, red hot, scorching, torrid. See FEELINGS. 2.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 fervid — fer|vid [ˈfə:vıd US ˈfə:r ] adj formal believing or feeling something too strongly >fervidly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 fervid — fer|vid <aus lat. fervidus »kochend, siedend«> (veraltet) leidenschaftlich erregt …

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