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English noun: fervour

1. fervour (state) the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up


SamplesHis face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled.
He tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation.


Synonymsexcitation, excitement, fervor, inflammation


Broader (hypernym)emotional arousal


Narrower (hyponym)fever pitch, sensation


Attributeexciting, unexciting

2. fervour (feeling) feelings of great warmth and intensity


SamplesHe spoke with great ardor.


Synonymsardor, ardour, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fire


Broader (hypernym)passion, passionateness


Narrower (hyponym)zeal









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