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"
"the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope
Exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief.
Having or showing emotional warmth, fervor, or passion.
Glowing, burning, very hot.
hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer
warm in feeling; ardent in temperament; earnest; full of fervor; zealous; glowing
Origin: [F. fervent, L. fervens, -entis. p. pr. of fervere o the boiling hot, to boil, glow.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of fervent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of fervent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is my fervent hope and the hope of millions that, regardless of party, such courage is still possible.
We need a war on poverty revived. Use it as a platform, people here voted for him with such fervent inspiration.
There is a lack of a deeper understanding of the culture in many Middle Eastern countries and this results in Western stakeholders being taken by surprise over the fervent antisemitism there.
Whether it be this, or Cuba, my party doesn’t care for my [foreign policy] views, this is about the fervent belief it’s in the national interest and security of the United States to have more sanctions.
It is my fervent hope and the hope of millions ... such courage is still possible, that today's members of Congress regardless of party are willing to look at the facts and speak the truth, even when it contradicts party positions.
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Translations for fervent
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- пламенен, горещ, страстен, жаръкBulgarian
- glühend, inbrünstigGerman
- hehkuva, tulikuuma, kiihkeäFinnish
- dealasach, dian, dìoghrasachScottish Gaelic
- נִלְהַב, תשוקה, סוֹעֵר, להט, לוֹהֵטHebrew
- жаркий, горячий, страстный, пылкий, жгучий, пламенный, пылатьRussian
- nhiệt tâmVietnamese
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