What does vehement mean?

Definitions for vehementˈvi ə mənt

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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"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vehement

    vē′he-ment, adj. passionate: furious: very eager or urgent.—ns. Vē′hemence, Vē′hemency, the quality of being vehement: violence: great ardour or fervour.—adv. Vē′hemently. [O. Fr.,—L. vehemens, from ve, out of, mens, mind; acc. to Vanicek, from vehĕre, to carry.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vehement in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vehement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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