What does fervent mean?

Definitions for fervent
ˈfɜr vəntfer·vent

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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

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

  2. Fervent(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of fervent in a Sentence

  1. The Rev. Jesse Jackson:

    We need a war on poverty revived. Use it as a platform, people here voted for him with such fervent inspiration.

  2. Hong Kong:

    My fervent hope is that we can bridge our divide by upholding the one country, two systems principle, and the Basic Law, and through the concerted efforts of the government and the people of Hong Kong.

  3. Susan Collins:

    My fervent hope is that Judge Kavanaugh will work to lessen the divisions in The Supreme Court so we have far fewer 5-4 decisions and so that public confidence in our judiciary and our highest court is restored.

  4. Barack Obama:

    It is my fervent hope and the hope of millions that, regardless of party, such courage is still possible.

  5. Roger Federer:

    I take the impacts and threat of climate change very seriously, particularly as my family and I arrive in Australia amidst devastation from the bushfires, as the father of four young children and a fervent supporter of universal education, I have a great deal of respect and admiration for the youth climate movement, and I am grateful to young climate activists for pushing us all to examine our behaviors and act on innovative solutions.

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