Definitions for ferventˈfɜr vənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fer•ventˈfɜr vənt(adj.)

  1. having or showing very warm or intense spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.; ardent; passionate:

    a fervent admirer; a fervent plea.

  2. burning.

Origin of fervent:

1350–1400; ME (< AF) < L to boil


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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fervent(adjective)ˈfɜr vənt

    involving intense emotions

    fervent prayers/hopes/desires; a group of students fervently discussing a book


  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

Translations for fervent

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


enthusiastic and very sincere

fervent hope.

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