marked by intense agitation or emotion
"worked at a feverish pace"
of or relating to or characterized by fever
"a febrile reaction caused by an allergen"
having or affected by a fever
In the state of having a fever, to have an elevated body temperature.
The illness made him feverish, so they applied cold compresses.
filled with excess energy.
He worked with feverish excitement.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from fever.
To other climates beasts and birds retire,
And feverish nature burns in her own fire. Thomas Creech.
When an animal that gives suck turns feverish, that is, its juices more alkaline, the milk turns from its native genuine whiteness to yellow. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
A feverish disorder disabled me. Jonathan Swift, to Pope.
We toss and turn about our feverish will,
When all our ease must come by lying still;
For all the happiness mankind can gain,
Is not in pleasure, but in rest from pain. John Dryden, Ind. Emp.
And now four days the sun had seen our woes,
Four nights the moon beheld th’ incessant fire;
It seem’d as if the stars more sickly rose,
And farther from the feverish North retire. John Dryden, Ann. Mir.
having a fever; suffering from, or affected with, a moderate degree of fever; showing increased heat and thirst; as, the patient is feverish
indicating, or pertaining to, fever; characteristic of a fever; as, feverish symptoms
disordered as by fever; excited; restless; as, the feverish condition of the commercial world
feverish means sickish sickish means goodish and you get the point
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The numerical value of feverish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of feverish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Some of the politicians in this country, in their feverish search for group acceptance, are ready to endorse tumultuous confrontation as a substitute for debate, and the most illogical and unfitting extensions of the Bill of Rights as protections for psychotic and criminal elements in our society. We have seen all too clearly that there are mennow in power in this countrywho do not represent authority, who cannot cope with tradition, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support revolution as long as it is done with a cultured voice and a handsome profile.
If he [Thomas Edison] had a needle to find in a haystack, he would not stop to reason where it was most likely to be, but would proceed at once with the feverish diligence of a bee, to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search. … Just a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety percent of his labor.
We will monitor the Department of Homeless Services’ (DHS) compliance with today’s order, and expect DHS to follow its legal obligations to ensure that our clients with disabilities and/or medical conditions are assigned to placements that best meet their needs, however, we are disappointed that we had to seek judicial intervention to force DHS to end its feverish rush to exit hotels and send individuals back to congregate shelters where they are at greater risk for contracting the virus that causes COVID-19.
This is the true joy in life: Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. Being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap. Being a force of Nature, instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
Institutions … continue to build cash at a feverish pace, no war chest is big enough for the coronavirus.
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