What does vehement mean?

Definitions for vehement
ˈvi ə məntve·he·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happyadjective

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"

  2. vehementadjective

    characterized by great force or energy

    "vehement deluges of rain"; "vehement clapping"; "a vehement defense"

Wiktionary

  1. vehementadjective

    Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense.

  2. Etymology: From vehemens.

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  1. vehement

    Vehement refers to expressing strong feelings, emotions, or showing intense passion or forcefulness about something. It can describe opinions, behavior, speech, or actions that are delivered with energy, enthusiasm, and often deep conviction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vehementadjective

    acting with great force; furious; violent; impetuous; forcible; mighty; as, vehement wind; a vehement torrent; a vehement fire or heat

  2. Vehementadjective

    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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of vehement in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Aurelius:

    He who has a vehement desire for posthumous fame does not consider that every one of those who remember him will himself also die very soon.

  2. Will Reinert:

    After years of vehement denial, Governor Lujan Grisham's now revealed sexual harassment settlement certainly raises questions of why Michelle Lujan Grisham tried to discredit Michelle Lujan Grisham alleged victim, where there is smoke there is usually fire, and Michelle Lujan Grisham just wrote a check for $ 62,500 worth of kindling.

  3. Thomas Steinemann:

    I'm less vehement in my recommendation for people that are basically taking good precautions, they are at home, they are working out of their house, they only go out to go to the grocery or get gas in their car, or things like that.

  4. John Burroughs, Birds and Poets, 1887:

    The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life. . . . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds -- how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives -- and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song!

  5. Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2:

    Even the mind of the wise man who labours for perfection is carried away by the vehement insistence of the senses, O son of Kunti. (2:60)

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