What does fervent mean?

Definitions for ferventˈfɜr vənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid(adj)

    characterized by intense emotion

    "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"

  2. fervent, fervid(adj)

    extremely hot

    "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope

Wiktionary

  1. fervent(Adjective)

    Exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief.

  2. fervent(Adjective)

    Having or showing emotional warmth, fervor, or passion.

  3. fervent(Adjective)

    Glowing, burning, very hot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fervent(adj)

    hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer

  2. Fervent(adj)

    warm in feeling; ardent in temperament; earnest; full of fervor; zealous; glowing

  3. Origin: [F. fervent, L. fervens, -entis. p. pr. of fervere o the boiling hot, to boil, glow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fervent

    fėr′vent, adj. ardent: zealous: warm in feeling.—n. Fer′vency, eagerness: warmth of devotion.—adv. Fer′vently.—adjs. Ferves′cent, growing hot; Fer′vid, very hot: having burning desire or emotion: zealous.—n. Fervid′ity.—adv. Fer′vidly.—ns. Fer′vidness; Fer′vour, heat: heat of mind, zeal. [Fr.,—L. fervēre, to boil.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fervent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fervent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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