fervidness
noun see fervid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fervidness — index ardor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Fervidness — Fervid Fer vid, a. [L. fervidus, fr. fervere. See {Fervent}.] 1. Very hot; burning; boiling. [1913 Webster] The mounted sun Shot down direct his fervid rays. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Ardent; vehement; zealous. [1913 Webster] The fervid wishes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fervidness — See fervidly. * * * …   Universalium

  • fervidness — n. intensity, zeal, enthusiasm; great heat, burning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fervidness — fer·vid·ness …   English syllables

  • fervidness — noun feelings of great warmth and intensity he spoke with great ardor • Syn: ↑ardor, ↑ardour, ↑fervor, ↑fervour, ↑fervency, ↑fire • Derivationally related forms: ↑fervid …   Useful english dictionary

  • ardor — noun 1. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause) (Freq. 3) they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor he felt a kind of religious zeal • Syn: ↑ardour, ↑elan, ↑zeal • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fervency — noun feelings of great warmth and intensity he spoke with great ardor • Syn: ↑ardor, ↑ardour, ↑fervor, ↑fervour, ↑fire, ↑fervidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ferv …   Useful english dictionary

  • fervor — noun 1. feelings of great warmth and intensity (Freq. 1) he spoke with great ardor • Syn: ↑ardor, ↑ardour, ↑fervour, ↑fervency, ↑fire, ↑fervidness …   Useful english dictionary

  • fervid — adjective Etymology: Latin fervidus, from fervēre Date: 1599 1. very hot ; burning 2. marked by often extreme fervor < a fervid crusader > Synonyms: see impassioned • fervidly adverb • fervidness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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