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. Each day she took a position upon the stones of Fifth Avenue, where she crooked her legs under her and crouched immovable and hideous, like an idol.
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.
According to citizens, our homeland is echoed with national songs on special occasions of Azadi Day, the catchy patriotic melodies playing at the every corner of the streets, in rushing vehicles and on screens install inside and outside of the houses, malls and other places, are enough to lift up the passion of patriotism and fervency to serve the homeland.
India's economic growth is evaluated with frequency, fervency, and feverish pitch.
The process starts with love which is buoyed by fervency and results in the total devotion of a person to a particular endeavour.
there with a blinding fervency. For them, the Bible is not an anthology
While two protagonists of that star-studded cast are long gone, the same fervency and will to break free with ball in hand remains.
They felt compelled to return the next spring, after Hartnett had been diagnosed with a type of sarcoma in his left fifth rib, because they remembered Pio's fervency in prayer and had read about his ability to heal bodies and souls.
Naismith's irascibility this winter's morning to the fresh snowfall, as though only a fervency of bile could shatter the ice that had rimed his mentor's heart in the night.