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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-ver-ish]
    • /ˈfi vər ɪʃ/
    • /ˈfiː.vər.ɪʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-ver-ish]
    • /ˈfi vər ɪʃ/

Definitions of feverishly word

  • adjective feverishly having fever. 1
  • adjective feverishly pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling fever: a feverish excitement. 1
  • adjective feverishly excited, restless, or uncontrolled, as if from fever. 1
  • adjective feverishly having a tendency to produce fever. 1
  • noun feverishly In a feverish manner; excitedly. 1
  • adverb feverishly With excitement and determination. 0

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Origin of feverishly

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
First recorded in 1350-1400, feverish is from the Middle English word feverisch. See fever, -ish1

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Parts of speech for Feverishly


feverishly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% 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.

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Synonyms for feverishly

adv feverishly

  • passionately — having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid: a passionate advocate of socialism.
  • eagerly — keen or ardent in desire or feeling; impatiently longing: I am eager for news about them. He is eager to sing.
  • frantically — desperate or wild with excitement, passion, fear, pain, etc.; frenzied.
  • furiously — full of fury, violent passion, or rage; extremely angry; enraged: He was furious about the accident.
  • madly — insanely or wildly: The old witch cackled madly.

adverb feverishly

  • excitedly — In an excited manner; .
  • nervously — highly excitable; unnaturally or acutely uneasy or apprehensive: to become nervous under stress.
  • anxiously — full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous: Her parents were anxious about her poor health.
  • busily — If you do something busily, you do it in a very active way.
  • enthusiastically — In an enthusiastic manner.

Antonyms for feverishly

adverb feverishly

  • quietly — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.

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