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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fur-vid]
    • /ˈfɜr vɪd/
    • /ˈfɜː.vənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fur-vid]
    • /ˈfɜr vɪd/

Definitions of fervid word

  • adjective fervid heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator. 1
  • adjective fervid burning; glowing; intensely hot. 1
  • noun fervid Intensely enthusiastic or passionate, especially to an excessive degree. 1
  • adjective fervid zealous, fervent 1
  • adjective fervid hot; glowing 0
  • adjective fervid impassioned; fervent 0

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Origin of fervid

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
First recorded in 1590-1600, fervid is from the Latin word fervidus boiling. See fervent, -id4

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Parts of speech for Fervid


fervid popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fervid usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fervid

adj fervid

  • ardent — Ardent is used to describe someone who has extremely strong feelings about something or someone.
  • impassioned — filled with intense feeling or passion; passionate; ardent.

adjective fervid

  • passionate — having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid: a passionate advocate of socialism.

Antonyms for fervid

adj fervid

  • half-hearted — having or showing little enthusiasm: a halfhearted attempt to work.

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