Definition of fervour in English:


Line breaks: fer|vour
Pronunciation: /ˈfəːvə
(US fervor)


  • 2 archaic Intense heat.
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    • They carried between them, and actually in their hands, a glowing flame, the fervour of which I felt reflected from the picture on my own cheeks.
    • If there is a greater heat and fervour of fire in the ether, then this heat causes a sudden rise and dangerous flooding of the waters.


Middle English: via Old French from Latin fervor, from fervere 'to boil'. Compare with fervent and fervid.

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