fervent Definition

having or displaying a passionate intensity.

Using fervent: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fervent" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was a fervent supporter of the cause.

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    His fervent speech inspired the crowd.

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    The team's fervent dedication led them to victory.

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    He had a fervent desire to succeed.

fervent Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with fervent

  • a prayer that is earnest and heartfelt


    She offered a fervent prayer for her loved ones.

  • a strong and passionate desire for something to happen


    Despite the odds, he held a fervent hope that he would succeed.

  • fervent wish

    a strong and passionate desire for something to be true or real


    Her fervent wish was to travel the world and experience different cultures.

Origins of fervent

from Latin 'fervent-', present participle of 'fervere', meaning 'to boil, glow'


Summary: fervent in Brief

'Fervent' [ˈfɜːvənt] describes a person or thing that displays passionate intensity. It is often used to describe people's beliefs, desires, or dedication, as in 'She was a fervent supporter of the cause.' 'Fervent' can also be used in phrases like 'fervent prayer,' which denotes an earnest and heartfelt prayer.

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