vehement synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms 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

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

    Antonyms:
    weak, mild

  2. vehement(adj)

    characterized by great force or energy

    Synonyms:
    fierce, violent, trigger-happy, tearing

    Antonyms:
    mild, weak

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.

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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vehement(a.)

    Synonyms:
    impetuous, violent, furious, rampant, passionate, high, hot, high-wrought

  2. vehement(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ardent, zealous, eager, keen, earnest, fervid, enthusiastic, sanguine

  3. vehement(a.)

    Synonyms:
    strong, forcible, powerful, vigorous, very great

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

fierce, passionate



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