fervor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fervor (a boiling or raging heat, heat, vehemence, passion), from fervere (to boil, be hot); see fervent.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fervor (countable and uncountable, plural fervors)

  1. (US) An intense, heated emotion; passion, ardor.
  2. (US) A passionate enthusiasm for some cause.
  3. (US) Heat.

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fervor m (genitive fervōris); third declension

  1. boiling heat
  2. fermenting
  3. ardour, passion, fury
  4. intoxication

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fervor fervōrēs
genitive fervōris fervōrum
dative fervōrī fervōribus
accusative fervōrem fervōrēs
ablative fervōre fervōribus
vocative fervor fervōrēs

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fervōris.

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Noun[edit]

fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervour (passionate enthusiasm)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervor