fervent

Use fervent to describe a person or thing that shows very strong feelings or enthusiasm. If you have a fervent desire to become an actress, you'll stop at nothing to realize your dream.

The adjective fervent and the noun fervor are often associated with the feelings aroused by patriotism, religion, or a belief that you support or oppose. A near synonym for the adjective is ardent. Fervent is from Middle English, from Old French, from the Latin verb fervēre "to boil, glow."

Primary Meanings of fervent

1.
adj
characterized by intense emotion
2.
adj
extremely hot
Full Definitions of fervent
1

adj characterized by intense emotion

“a fervent desire to change society”
“a fervent admirer”
Synonyms:
ardent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid
passionate
having or expressing strong emotions
2

adj extremely hot

“"the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne”
Synonyms:
fervid
hot
used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

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