fervor


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fer·vor

 (fûr′vər)
n.
1. Great warmth and intensity of emotion. See Synonyms at passion.
2. Intense heat.

[Middle English fervour, from Old French, from Latin fervor, from fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

fer•vor

(ˈfɜr vər)

n.
1. great warmth and earnestness of feeling; passion; zeal: to defend a cause with fervor.
2. intense heat.
Also, esp. Brit.,fer′vour.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin fervor heat]
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.fervor - feelings of great warmth and intensityfervor - 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"
2.fervor - the state of being emotionally aroused and worked upfervor - the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
emotional arousal - the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
fever pitch - a state of extreme excitement; "the crowd was at fever pitch"
sensation - a state of widespread public excitement and interest; "the news caused a sensation"

fervor

noun
1. Powerful, intense emotion:
2. Passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example:
3. Intense warmth:
Translations
gorljivostzanosžar
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fervour

(American) fervor (ˈfəːvə) noun
enthusiasm and strength of emotion. He spoke with fervour.
References in classic literature ?
he said to himself, sat down to the table, and, opening a portfolio, he set to work at once with peculiar fervor at a sketch he had begun.
Never did he work with such fervor and success as when things went ill with him, and especially when he quarreled with his wife.
The extacies above With thy burning measures suit - Thy grief, thy joy, thy hate, thy love, With the fervor of thy lute - Well may the stars be mute!
Time, which wears away all things, will wear away the first fervor of that love.
In utter despair of moving him feeling keenly, bitterly (if I must own it), his merciless superiority to all that I had said to him in the honest fervor of my devotion and my love--I thought of Major Fitz-David as a last resort.
Though he speaks with the fervor of a man, he is little more than a lad: he is only twenty years old, and he is going to risk his young life on the frozen deep
On the evening of the first of September, after his interview with Kutuzov, Count Rostopchin had returned to Moscow mortified and offended because he had not been invited to attend the council of war, and because Kutuzov had paid no attention to his offer to take part in the defense of the city; amazed also at the novel outlook revealed to him at the camp, which treated the tranquillity of the capital and its patriotic fervor as not merely secondary but quite irrelevant and unimportant matters.
What I took to be a trial of my soul was only a preparation for a new and more beautiful fervor of the spirit.
It was now the height of summer, and these naked plains would be intolerable to the traveller were it not for the breezes which swept over them during the fervor of the day, bringing with them tempering airs from the distant mountains.
SIALKOT -- The 141st birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was celebrated with traditional zeal, enthusiasm and fervor in the district on Monday.
SIALKOT -- The 142nd birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was celebrated with traditional zeal, enthusiasm and fervor in the district on Monday.
Summary: Jorhat/Manipur [India], September 2 (ANI): Muslim across the North-east along with the rest of the country celebrated 'Eid-ul-Zuha' with fun and fervor after performing namaaz in different parts of the state.