Definition of fervent in English:
1Having or displaying a passionate intensity: a fervent supporter of the revolution
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- The sheer reverence and admiration for these legends could be readily manipulated into fervent nationalist passion.
- For them, there was only one prerequisite to opening a dancehall: a fervent passion for music and entertainment.
- But, dressed in yellow, she led her musicians with a fervent intensity.
impassioned, passionate, intense, vehement, ardent, sincere, feeling, profound, deep-seated, heartfelt, deeply felt, emotional, animated, spirited;
enthusiastic, zealous, fanatical, wholehearted, avid, eager, earnest, keen, committed, dedicated, devout
British informal keen as mustard
- Example sentences
- He has succeeded in expressing the fervency and zeal both of the minister and his congregation.
- Bernard was not content with careful exegesis and orthodox doctrine - there is also an unusual fervency and passion in the sermons.
- Well, Sontag points to the ‘passionate bleakness’ of ‘a restless, chronically dissatisfied mind’ that offers us ‘moral fervency and gifts of compassion’.
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