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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fur-vuh nt]
    • /ˈfɜr vənt/
    • /ˈfɜː.vənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fur-vuh nt]
    • /ˈfɜr vənt/

Definitions of fervently word

  • adjective fervently having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.; ardent: a fervent admirer; a fervent plea. 1
  • adjective fervently hot; burning; glowing. 1
  • noun fervently In a fervent manner. 1
  • adverb fervently with devotion 1
  • adverb fervently intensely 1

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Origin of fervently

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin fervent- (stem of fervēns) present participle of fervēre to boil; see -ent

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Parts of speech for Fervently


fervently popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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Synonyms for fervently

adv fervently

  • vigorously — full of or characterized by vigor: a vigorous effort.
  • nimbly — quick and light in movement; moving with ease; agile; active; rapid: nimble feet.
  • eagerly — keen or ardent in desire or feeling; impatiently longing: I am eager for news about them. He is eager to sing.
  • hastily — moving or acting with haste; speedy; quick; hurried.
  • carefully — cautious in one's actions: Be careful when you cross the street.

adverb fervently

  • enthusiastically — In an enthusiastic manner.
  • fanatically — motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics.
  • feverishly — having fever.
  • excitedly — In an excited manner; .
  • intensely — existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree: intense heat.

Antonyms for fervently

adv fervently

  • idly — not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing: idle workers.
  • inactive — not active: an inactive volcano.
  • quietly — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.
  • lightly — with little weight, force, intensity, etc.; gently: to press lightly on a door bell.
  • casually — happening by chance; fortuitous: a casual meeting.

adverb fervently

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