fervency


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fer·ven·cy

 (fûr′vən-sē)
n. pl. fer·ven·cies
The condition or quality of being fervent.

fervency

(ˈfɜːvənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
another word for fervour

fer•ven•cy

(ˈfɜr vən si)

n.
warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; fervor.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin]

fervency

, fervor - The intensity of heat or feeling can be described as fervency, from Latin fervere, "boil"; an instance of this heat or feeling is fervor.
See also related terms for intensity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fervency - feelings of great warmth and intensityfervency - feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
passion, passionateness - a strong feeling or emotion
zeal - excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end; "he had an absolute zeal for litigation"

fervency

noun
Powerful, intense emotion:
References in classic literature ?
She possessed a small music-box capable of one tune, and a collection of "God bless yehs" pitched in assorted keys of fervency.
Such an ascendant had our lieutenant over this ensign, that all that fervency of courage which had levelled our poor heroe with the floor, would scarce have animated the said ensign to have drawn his sword against the lieutenant, had he then had one dangling at his side: but all the swords being hung up in the room, were, at the very beginning of the fray, secured by the French officer.
And what had been the fervency of all the prayers he had ever muttered, compared with those he poured forth, now, in the agony and passion of his supplication for the life and health of the gentle creature, who was tottering on the deep grave's verge!
The young imps on the verandah were not disappointed in their hope of hearing him "swar," which he did with a fluency and fervency which delighted them all amazingly, as they ducked and dodged hither and thither, to be out of the reach of his riding-whip; and, all whooping off together, they tumbled, in a pile of immeasurable giggle, on the withered turf under the verandah, where they kicked up their heels and shouted to their full satisfaction.
With such fervency, that Caleb, though his motives were so pure, could not endure to meet her face; but dropped his eyes, as if she could have read in them his innocent deceit.
Ritual and the fervency of the people's faith, coupled with the fiesta atmosphere, were elements that were strange and unorthodox to students of revolutions.
MIRPUR -- Amidst full-throated pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans, the AJK people observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Monday with unprecedented zeal and fervency .
the ethos of and fervency for locally informed practice of worship music
Each statement of this musical phrase moves closer to Key's original text, paralleling the growing fervency of the teetotaling message.
Celebrated with great opulence and fervency in Kerala, this carnival like festival includes a grand feast, boat races, pookalam (rangoli of flowers), traditional dances, folk music and much more.
While only 43% of London's goods exports go to the EU (and just 46% of Scotland's) this is the destination for 67% of ours; this is higher than in any UK nation or English region and demonstrates that it is not europhile romanticism which drives so many people in Wales to campaign with fervency and passion for unfettered access to, or even continuing membership of, the single market.
While only 43% of London's goods exports go to the EU (and just 46% of Scotland's) this is the destination for 67% of ours; this is higher than any UK nation and English region and demonstrates that it is not europhile romanticism which causes so many people in Wales to campaign with fervency and passion for unfettered access to, or even continuing membership of, the single market.