Definition of fevered in English:

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fevered

Pronunciation: /ˈfiːvəd/

adjective

1Having or showing the symptoms associated with a dangerously high temperature: they mopped his fevered brow
More example sentences
  • These thoughts spun around in my head, making my fevered brow sweat.
  • Your face is all red and unless I am mistaken that is sweat on your fevered brow.
  • The chill provided a welcome cool to his fevered temperature.
Synonyms
1.1Feeling or displaying an excessive degree of nervous excitement, agitation, or energy: my fevered adolescent imagination
More example sentences
  • His soloing, particularly on Hootie's Blues and his confessed favourite tune Cherokee is said to have set off wild dancing and fevered excitement among the concert goers.
  • But after all this excitement and even some fevered dance-floor action I became tired and had to lie down for a bit.
  • Few experiences can match the fevered, full-bodied excitement of a good island fête.
Synonyms
excited, agitated, energetic, frenzied, overwrought, frantic, worked up, fervid
British informal swivel-eyed

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