Definition of perfervid in English:

perfervid

Syllabification: per·fer·vid
Pronunciation: /pərˈfərvid
 
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adjective

literary
  • Intense and impassioned: perfervid nationalism
    More example sentences
    • He was a perfervid nationalist who was jailed for his beliefs.
    • He adopted one medium after another, fascinated at first by new formal possibilities and soon distracted into perfervid polemic.
    • He was vacillating, bombastic, insecure and perfervid by turns, but his poetry is as delicately complex as any.

Derivatives

perfervidly

adverb

Origin

mid 19th century: from modern Latin perfervidus, from Latin per- 'utterly' + fervidus 'glowing hot, fiery'.

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