Definition of fervid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɜːvɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɜːrvɪd//
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feeling something too strongly; showing feelings that are too strong Word Origin late 16th cent. (in the sense ‘glowing, hot’): from Latin fervidus, from fervere ‘to boil’. Compare with fervent and fervour.
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