What does vehement mean?

Definitions for vehement
ˈvi ə məntve·he·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vehement.

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.

    Etymology: From vehemens.

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. 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.

  2. Adolf Hitler:

    This means that a people cannot be made “national” according to the signification attached to that word by our bourgeois class today - that is to say, nationalism with many reservations- but national in the vehement and extreme sense.

  3. Edmund Burke:

    In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right. But the works of malice and injustice are quite in another style. They are finished with a bold, masterly hand; touched as they are with the spirit of those vehement passions that call forth all our energies, whenever we oppress and persecute.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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