fervid | fervidly | fervidness | fervent

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Meaning(s)

characterized by intense emotion

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fervid - eager

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The word ‘fervid’ is usually used in relation to heated emotions or feelings. It can show an intense form of devotion or commitment to something or somebody that is either admirably unshakeable or simply too impassioned and over the top. For that reason, the term has both positive and negative connotations.

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Antonyms apathetic,dispassionate

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  1. I’m not a fervid supporter of that style of management. It may get results, but it creates tension in the workplace.

  2. Mark had fervidly hoped to buy that house, so he was crestfallen when the sale fell through.

  3. I support Brenda’s environmental beliefs, but the fervidness of her campaigning is likely going to land her in trouble.

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