What are some opposite words for vehement?

Antonyms for vehement
ˈvi ə mənt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term vehement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy(adj)

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"

    Antonyms:
    weak, mild

    Synonyms:
    red, wild, crimson, violent, fierce, savage, bowelless, furious, trigger-happy, cutthroat, boisterous, rough, ferocious, tearing

  2. vehement(adj)

    characterized by great force or energy

    "vehement deluges of rain"; "vehement clapping"; "a vehement defense"

    Antonyms:
    mild, weak

    Synonyms:
    fierce, violent, trigger-happy, tearing

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vehement

    One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Synonyms:
    animated, anxious, ardent, burning, desirous, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, yearning, zealous

    Preposition:
    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vehement

    Antonyms:
    mild, feeble, inanimate, subdued, controlled, unimpassioned, passionless, cold, stoical, gentle, weak, mitigated

    Synonyms:
    violent, impetuous, ardent, burning, fervent, raging, furious, passionate, fervid, urgent, forcible, eager

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vehement(a)

    Synonyms:
    fervent, impetuous, ardent, passionate, eager

How to use vehement in a sentence?

  1. Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2:

    Even the mind of the wise man who labours for perfection is carried away by the vehement insistence of the senses, O son of Kunti. (2:60)

  2. Thomas Steinemann:

    I'm less vehement in my recommendation for people that are basically taking good precautions, they are at home, they are working out of their house, they only go out to go to the grocery or get gas in their car, or things like that.

  3. Adolf Hitler:

    This means that a people cannot be made “national” according to the signification attached to that word by our bourgeois class today - that is to say, nationalism with many reservations- but national in the vehement and extreme sense.

  4. John Burroughs, Birds and Poets, 1887:

    The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life. . . . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds -- how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives -- and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song!

  5. Marcus Aurelius:

    He who has a vehement desire for posthumous fame does not consider that every one of those who remember him will himself also die very soon.

How to pronounce vehement?

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US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say vehement in sign language?

  1. vehement

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