feverish


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fe·ver·ish

 (fē′vər-ĭsh)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or resembling a fever.
b. Having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever.
c. Causing or tending to cause fever.
2. Marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity: worked at a feverish pace.

fe′ver·ish·ly adv.
fe′ver·ish·ness n.

feverish

(ˈfiːvərɪʃ) or

feverous

adj
1. (Medicine) suffering from fever, esp a slight fever
2. in a state of restless excitement
3. of, relating to, caused by, or causing fever
ˈfeverishly, ˈfeverously adv
ˈfeverishness n

fe•ver•ish

(ˈfi vər ɪʃ)

adj.
1. having fever.
2. pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling fever: feverish excitement.
3. excited, restless, or uncontrolled, as if from fever.
4. having a tendency to produce fever.
[1350–1400]
fe′ver•ish•ly, adv.
fe′ver•ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.feverish - marked by intense agitation or emotion; "worked at a feverish pace"
agitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
2.feverish - of or relating to or characterized by fever; "a febrile reaction caused by an allergen"
3.feverish - having or affected by a fever
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

feverish

fevered
adjective
2. hot, burning, flaming, fevered, flushed, hectic, inflamed, febrile, pyretic (Medical) She looked feverish, her eyes glistened.

feverish

adjective
1. Being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable:
2. Characterized by intense emotion and activity:
Translations
مَحْموم، مُصاب بِحُمّىمُسَبِّب للحُمّى، مُضْطَرِب
horečnatýhorečnýnepokojný
feberagtigfebrilskhektisk
lázas
eirîarlaus, æsturmeî hita/hitavellu
horúčkový
vročičen
hafif ateşliheyecanlıtelâşlı

feverish

[ˈfiːvərɪʃ] ADJ
1. (Med) → febril, calenturiento
to be feverishtener fiebre
2. (fig) → febril

feverish

[ˈfiːvərɪʃ] adj
(MEDICINE)fiévreux/euse, fébrile
(= frantic) [activity] → fébrile; [excitement] → frénétique

feverish

adj
(= frenzied, frantic) excitement, activity, haste, pace, effortfieberhaft; speculationwild; atmosphere, expectationfiebrig; to be feverish with excitementvor Aufregung fiebern; to work at a feverish pacein fieberhafter Eile arbeiten
(Med) personfiebrig; condition, illnessfieberhaft; to be feverishFieber haben; feverish dreamFiebertraum m; feverish sweatFieberschweiß m

feverish

[ˈfiːvrɪʃ] adj (also) (fig) → febbrile; (person) → febbricitante

fever

(ˈfiːvə) noun
(an illness causing) high body temperature and quick heart-beat. She is in bed with a fever; a fever of excitement.
ˈfeverish adjective
1. having a slight fever. She seems a bit feverish tonight.
2. restlessly excited. a feverish air.
ˈfeverishly adverb
quickly and excitedly. He wrote feverishly.
at fever pitch
at a level of great excitement. The crowd's excitement was at fever pitch as they waited for the filmstar to appear.

feverish

adj con fiebre or calentura
References in classic literature ?
A feverish desire to get out of doors took pos- session of him.
I believed her young, ardent, reckless, disillusioned, under sentence, feverish, avid of pleasure.
They were troubled and feverish hours, disturbed with dreams that were intangible, that eluded her, leaving only an impression upon her half-awakened senses of something unattainable.
Forbidden to stir even a hand, and almost afraid to breath, lest they should expose the frail fabric to the fury of the stream, the passengers watched the glancing waters in feverish suspense.
The usual hurried, feverish toil in the claim was suspended; the pick and shovel were left sticking in the richest "pay gravel;" the toiling millionaires themselves, ragged, dirty, and perspiring, lay panting under the nearest shade, where the pipes went out listlessly, and conversation sank to monosyllables.
So sweetly cool was the atmosphere, after all the feverish day, that the summer eve might be fancied as sprinkling dews and liquid moonlight, with a dash of icy temper in them, out of a silver vase.
It was wonderful, the vast variety of forms into which she threw her intellect, with no continuity, indeed, but darting' up and dancing, always in a state of preternatural activity -- soon sinking down, as if exhausted by so rapid and feverish a tide of life -- and succeeded by other shapes of a similar wild energy.
Flora was so markedly feverish that an illness was perhaps at hand; she had passed a night of extreme unrest, a night agitated above all by fears that had for their subject not in the least her former, but wholly her present, governess.
The lost life-buoy was now to be replaced; Starbuck was directed to see to it; but as no cask of sufficient lightness could be found, and as in the feverish eagerness of what seemed the approaching crisis of the voyage, all hands were impatient of any toil but what was directly connected with its final end, whatever that might prove to be; therefore, they were going to leave the ship's stern unprovided with a buoy, when by certain strange signs and inuendoes Queequeg hinted a hint concerning his coffin.
This often disordered my health, and made me sometimes heavy and dull, but more often restless and feverish.
Shelby had dismissed Eliza for the night, her feverish and excited mind had suggested the idea of this closet; and she had hidden herself there, and, with her ear pressed close against the crack of the door, had lost not a word of the conversation.
Two days later, toward noon, Sandy began to show signs of excitement and feverish expectancy.