fervour


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fer·vour

 (fûr′vər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of fervor.

fervour

(ˈfɜːvə) or

fervor

n
1. great intensity of feeling or belief; ardour; zeal
2. rare intense heat
[C14: from Latin fervor heat, from fervēre to glow, boil]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fervour - the state of being emotionally aroused and worked upfervour - 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"
2.fervour - feelings of great warmth and intensityfervour - 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"

fervour

noun ardour, passion, enthusiasm, excitement, intensity, warmth, animation, zeal, eagerness, vehemence, earnestness, fervency an outbreak of religious fervour
Quotations
"Fervour is the weapon of choice of the impotent" [Frantz Fanon Black Skins White Masks]
Translations
حَماس، تَحَمُّس، حَرارَه
zápal
begejstringglød
gorljivostzanosžar
ákafi, kapp; tilfinningahiti
dedzīgumskvēlums

fervour

fervor (US) [ˈfɜːvəʳ] Nfervor m

fervour

[ˈfɜːrr] (British) fervor (US) nferveur f
fess up
[ˌfɛsˈʌp] vi (US)cracher le morceau

fervour

, (US) fervor
nLeidenschaftlichkeit f; (of public speaker)Leidenschaft f; (of hope, prayer, wish)Inbrunst f (geh)

fervour

fervor (Am) [ˈfɜːvəʳ] n (frm) → fervore m, ardore m

fervour

(American) fervor (ˈfəːvə) noun
enthusiasm and strength of emotion. He spoke with fervour.
References in classic literature ?
A Newspaper Reporter who had just arrived escaped by climbing a hill near by, and there he found the Sole Survivor of the expedition - a mule-driver - down on his knees behind a mesquite bush, praying with extreme fervour.
That is what it desireth most; that is all its fervour.
If it was even mentioned in her hearing, she shuddered and referred to it, with melodramatic fervour, as 'my husband's blood-money
It stated with fervour a great many things I had lately discovered.
But I confess I do feel jealous at times, most painfully, bitterly so; when she sings and plays to him, and he hangs over the instrument, and dwells upon her voice with no affected interest; for then I know he is really delighted, and I have no power to awaken similar fervour.
Thereupon he turned into the house (still in a great fervour of mind, so that I saw I had pleased him heartily) and there he wrote me two letters, making his comments on them as he wrote.
In the few minutes' conversation which she had yet had with him, while Harriet had been partially insensible, he had spoken of her terror, her naivete, her fervour as she seized and clung to his arm, with a sensibility amused and delighted; and just at last, after Harriet's own account had been given, he had expressed his indignation at the abominable folly of Miss Bickerton in the warmest terms.
It is true that this people has a natural disposition to goodness; they are very liberal of their alms, they much frequent their churches, and are very studious to adorn them; they practise fasting and other mortifications, and notwithstanding their separation from the Roman Church, and the corruptions which have crept into their faith, yet retain in a great measure the devout fervour of the primitive Christians.
So he went on stringing together these and other absurdities, all in the style of those his books had taught him, imitating their language as well as he could; and all the while he rode so slowly and the sun mounted so rapidly and with such fervour that it was enough to melt his brains if he had any.
And as Clare was oppressed by the outward heats, so was he burdened inwardly by waxing fervour of passion for the soft and silent Tess.
LAHORE -- The Hindu community living in Lahore on Thursday celebrated its religious festival Holi with fervour.
Summary: Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 2 (ANI): After Banke Bihari temple, festive fervour has gripped the Dwarkadhish temple in Mathura.