Definitions for vehementˈvi ə mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ve•he•mentˈvi ə mənt(adj.)

  1. zealous; impassioned:

    a vehement defense.

  2. characterized by rancor or anger.

  3. marked by great energy:

    a vehement shake of the head.

Origin of vehement:

1475–85; < L vehement-, s. of vehemēns, vēmēns violent, forceful

ve′he•ment•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy(adj)

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"

  2. vehement(adj)

    characterized by great force or energy

    "vehement deluges of rain"; "vehement clapping"; "a vehement defense"

Wiktionary

  1. vehement(Adjective)

    Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense.

  2. Origin: From vehemens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vehement(adj)

    acting with great force; furious; violent; impetuous; forcible; mighty; as, vehement wind; a vehement torrent; a vehement fire or heat

  2. Vehement(adj)

    very ardent; very eager or urgent; very fervent; passionate; as, a vehement affection or passion

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