What does feverous mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feverish, feverousadjective

    having or affected by a fever


  1. feverousadjective

    affected with fever or ague

  2. feverousadjective

    having the nature of fever

  3. feverousadjective

    having a tendency to produce fever; as a feverous disposition of the year

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Feverousadjective

    Etymology: fievreux-se, French, from fever.

    Thou mad’st thine enemies shake, as if the world
    Were feverous, and did tremble. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    All fev’rous kinds,
    Convulsions, epilepsies, fierce catarrhs. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    It hath been noted by the ancients, that southern winds, blowing much, without rain, do cause a feverous disposition of the year; but with rain, not. Francis Bacon, Natural History.


  1. feverous

    Feverous is an adjective used to describe someone or something having, resembling or marked by fever; characterized by a high body temperature or intense, often excessive, activity or agitation. It is used to indicate a state of nervous excitement or energy, or the state of having a high temperature due to illness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feverousadjective

    affected with fever or ague; feverish

  2. Feverousadjective

    pertaining to, or having the nature of, fever; as, a feverous pulse

  3. Feverousadjective

    having the tendency to produce fever; as, a feverous disposition of the year

  4. Etymology: [Cf.F. fivreux.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feverous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feverous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    A viverrine
    B nidus
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