fervor


fervor
fervor mid-14c., "warmth or glow of feeling," from O.Fr. fervor (Mod.Fr. ferveur) "heat, enthusiasm, ardor, passion," from L. fervor "a boiling, violent heat; passion, ardor, fury," from fervere "to boil" (see BREW (Cf. brew)).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Fervor — Fer vor, n. [Written also {fervour}.] [OF. fervor, fervour, F. ferveur, L. fervor, fr. fervere. See {Fervent}.] 1. Heat; excessive warmth. [1913 Webster] The fevor of ensuing day. Waller. [1913 Webster] 2. Intensity of feeling or expression;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fervor — sustantivo masculino 1. Sentimiento religioso intenso: Asistieron al acto religioso con fervor. Sinónimo: devoción. 2. Cuidado e interés con que se hace una cosa: Habla con fervor. Trabajas con fervor. El fervor que pone en el estudio es digno de …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Fervor — may refer to:*Fervor Records, an independent record label. *Fervor EP, an album by Jason The Scorchers …   Wikipedia

  • Fervor — (Варшава,Польша) Категория отеля: Адрес: ul. Emilii Plater 55/85, Средместье, 00 113 Варшава …   Каталог отелей

  • fervor — I index affection II index ardor III index emotion, passion …   Law dictionary

  • fervor — |ô| s. m. 1. Ato de ferver. 2. Estado daquilo que ferve. 3. Ardência. 4.  [Figurado] Zelo. 5. Grande dedicação. 6. Devoção ardente. 7. Grande desejo. 8. Ardor. 9. Estertor. 10. Ímpeto …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • fervor — ardor, enthusiasm, *passion, zeal Analogous words: devoutness, piousness or piety (see corresponding adjectives at DEVOUT): earnestness, seriousness, solemnity (see corresponding adjectives at SERIOUS): sincerity, heartiness, wholeheartedness… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fervor — [n] excitement, enthusiasm animation, ardency, ardor, devoutness, eagerness, earnestness, fervency, fire*, heartiness, heat*, hurrah, intensity, jazz*, love, oomph*, passion, pep talk*, piety, piousness, religiousness, seriousness, sincerity,… …   New thesaurus

  • fervor — 1. m. Celo ardiente hacia las cosas de piedad y religión. 2. Entusiasmo o ardor con que se hace algo. 3. Calor muy intenso. 4. ant. hervor …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • fervor — [fʉr′vər] n. [ME < OFr < L < fervere: see FERVENT] 1. intense heat 2. great warmth of emotion; ardor; zeal: Brit. sp. fervour SYN. PASSION …   English World dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.