vehement

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French vehement (modern French véhément; compare Italian veemente, Portuguese veemente, Spanish vehemente); or from Latin vehemēns(vehement; very eager; ardent, furious, impetuous; emphatic), probably from vē-(prefix meaning ‘lacking, too little’) + mēns(mind; intellect; judgment, reasoning).

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vehement ‎(comparative more vehement, superlative most vehement)

  1. Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense.

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  • swith (obsolete or dialectal)

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Adjective[edit]

vehement ‎(comparative vehementer, superlative am vehementesten)

  1. vehement

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