fervently


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fer·vent

 (fûr′vənt)
adj.
1. Having or showing great emotion or zeal; ardent: fervent protests; a fervent admirer.
2. Extremely hot; glowing.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fervēns, fervent-, present participle of fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

fer′vent·ly adv.
fer′vent·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.fervently - with passionate fervor; "both those for and against are fervently convinced they speak for the great majority of the people"; "a fierily opinionated book"
Translations
بِحرارَه، بِتَحَمُّس
vroucně
glødendelidenskabeligt
innilega; ákaflega
ateşli bir şekildehararetle

fervently

[ˈfɜːvəntlɪ] ADV [pray] → con fervor, fervientemente; [believe] → firmemente; [hope, desire] → fervientemente, ardientemente; [deny] → enfáticamente, con vehemencia; [support] → con fervor, fervorosamente
he is fervently patriotices un patriota acérrimo or ferviente
he was fervently opposed to the warse oponía enérgicamente a la guerra

fervently

[ˈfɜːrvəntli] adv [hope, believe, wish, deny] → ardemment

fervently

advleidenschaftlich; hope, wish, prayinbrünstig (geh); fervently religioustiefreligiös

fervently

[ˈfɜːvntlɪ] fervidly [ˈfɜːvɪdlɪ] adv (believe, support) → con passione, appassionatamente; (desire) → intensamente, ardentemente

fervent

(ˈfəːvənt) adjective
enthusiastic and very sincere. fervent hope.
ˈfervently adverb
References in classic literature ?
At the soft-murmured words that were fulfilled In the seraphic glancing of thine eyes -- Of all who owe thee most -- whose gratitude Nearest resembles worship -- oh, remember The truest -- the most fervently devoted, And think that these weak lines are written by him -- By him who, as he pens them, thrills to think His spirit is communing with an angel's.
The Fox replied, "Indeed, I should have thanked you fervently if your deeds had been as good as your words, and if your hands had not been traitors to your speech.
As I read, I saw her lovely young face, radiant with love and sorrow as I had last seen it, and pressing the precious little letter to my lips, I said fervently, "Yes, Nicolete, I will be true.
And may those Extracts (Miss Clack fervently hopes) sound as the blast of a trumpet in the ears of her respected kinsman, Mr.
gasped Ned, while Goosal fell on his knees and began fervently to pray.
He fervently pressed my hand; he fervently thanked God that my father had not lived to hear what he had heard.
In the first transports of her mental anguish, the suffering mother threw herself on her knees at my feet, and fervently sought the Almighty Being who had hitherto supported her in all her troubles to release her from a world of woe and misery, and to spare the life of her only child.
Which I entreated you to believe, again and again, most fervently, with all my heart, was capable of better things, Mr.
Having never even fancied herself in love before, her regard had all the warmth of first attachment, and, from her age and disposition, greater steadiness than most first attachments often boast; and so fervently did she value his remembrance, and prefer him to every other man, that all her good sense, and all her attention to the feelings of her friends, were requisite to check the indulgence of those regrets which must have been injurious to her own health and their tranquillity.
Cotton Mather prayed most fervently for their success," continued Grandfather, "both in his pulpit and when he kneeled down in the solitude of his library, resting his face on our old chair.
And for reply to that exalted flattery of hospitality, D'Artagnan went and kissed Athos fervently on the brow, and with his trembling fingers closed his eyes.
Thank heaven," exclaimed the girl fervently, "that we are leaving it behind us forever.