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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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feverish

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

adjective
1. Being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable:
2. Characterized by intense emotion and activity:
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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
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feverish

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

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

adj con fiebre or calentura
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References in classic literature ?
Consequently, Valentine came up to Noirtier, on leaving Madame de Saint-Meran, who in the midst of her grief had at last yielded to fatigue and fallen into a feverish sleep.
Miss Bennet had slept ill, and though up, was very feverish, and not well enough to leave her room.
"But you've rather a feverish-looking color," he said, laying stress on the word "feverish."
A feverish anxiety attended her every action in that direction.
This often disordered my health, and made me sometimes heavy and dull, but more often restless and feverish. He never even gave me a meal of green food or a bran mash, which would have cooled me, for he was altogether as ignorant as he was conceited; and then, instead of exercise or change of food, I had to take horse balls and draughts; which, beside the nuisance of having them poured down my throat, used to make me feel ill and uncomfortable.
Nutty sat back and gave himself up to feverish thought.
I remember the time by the sudden brightness and clearness, the feverish strain and excitement of all my faculties which came with it.
"I am feverish: I hear the wind blowing: I will go out of doors and feel it."
The motion of a raft is the needful motion; it is gentle, and gliding, and smooth, and noiseless; it calms down all feverish activities, it soothes to sleep all nervous hurry and impatience; under its restful influence all the troubles and vexations and sorrows that harass the mind vanish away, and existence becomes a dream, a charm, a deep and tranquil ecstasy.
"Conseil," said I again, beginning with feverish hands to make preparations for my departure.
The detective was evidently inspired by the hope of obtaining the splendid reward which would be the prize of success, and awaited with a feverish impatience, easy to understand, the arrival of the steamer Mongolia.
With these facts before him he did not deem it necessary that he should become feverish over the possibilities of the ensuing twenty-four hours.