- 1 [mass noun] Intense and passionate feeling: he talked with all the fervour of a new convertMore example sentences
passion, ardour, intensity, zeal, vehemence, vehemency, emotion, warmth, sincerity, earnestness, avidness, avidity, eagerness, keenness, enthusiasm, excitement, animation, vigour, energy, fire, fieriness, heat, spirit, zest, appetite, hunger, urgency; dedication, devoutness, assiduity, commitment, committedness
- She said it was carried through with great fervor and passion and involved a total commitment to the environment within the school.
- There is no fervour, no passion, and no straightforward moral principle.
- The band perform with the such passion and fervour, it's hard to believe some of the songs are over a decade old.
- 2 • archaic Intense heat.More example sentences
- 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.