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ˈfɜr vənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid(adj)

    characterized by intense emotion

    "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"

    Synonyms:
    perfervid, flaming, warm, fervid, ardent, fiery, igneous, torrid, impassioned

    Antonyms:
    passionless, cold

  2. fervent, fervid(adj)

    extremely hot

    "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope

    Synonyms:
    ardent, torrid, perfervid, fervid, impassioned, fiery

    Antonyms:
    cold, passionless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fervent

    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, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, 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. fervent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ardent, earnest, eager, zealous, warm, glowing, animated, impassioned, fervid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fervent(a)

    Synonyms:
    ardent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fervent":

    ardent, passionate, staunch, earnest, devout, avid, keen, strong

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How to use fervent in a sentence?

  1. Robert Menendez:

    Whether it be this, or Cuba, my party doesn’t care for my [foreign policy] views, this is about the fervent belief it’s in the national interest and security of the United States to have more sanctions.

  2. Barack Obama:

    It is my fervent hope and the hope of millions ... such courage is still possible, that today's members of Congress regardless of party are willing to look at the facts and speak the truth, even when it contradicts party positions.

  3. Barack Obama:

    It is my fervent hope and the hope of millions that, regardless of party, such courage is still possible.

  4. Wolfgang Bock:

    There is a lack of a deeper understanding of the culture in many Middle Eastern countries and this results in Western stakeholders being taken by surprise over the fervent antisemitism there.

  5. The Rev. Jesse Jackson:

    We need a war on poverty revived. Use it as a platform, people here voted for him with such fervent inspiration.

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