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

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fervor (countable and uncountable, plural fervors)

  1. (American spelling) An intense, heated emotion; passion, ardor.
    The coach trains his water polo team with fervor.
  2. (American spelling) A passionate enthusiasm for some cause.
  3. (American spelling) Heat.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin fervōrem. First attested in the 14th century.[1]

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fervor m or (archaic or poetic) f (plural fervors)

  1. fervor

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  1. ^ fervor”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2024

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin fervōrem.

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fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervor (passionate enthusiasm)
  2. the act of boiling
    Synonym: fervura

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From ferveō +‎ -or.

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fervor m (genitive fervōris); third declension

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

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fervor fervōrēs
Genitive fervōris fervōrum
Dative fervōrī fervōribus
Accusative fervōrem fervōrēs
Ablative fervōre fervōribus
Vocative fervor fervōrēs

Descendants edit

  • Catalan: fervor
  • French: ferveur
  • Galician: fervor
  • Italian: fervore
  • Occitan: fervor
  • Portuguese: fervor
  • Spanish: fervor

References edit

  • fervor”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fervor”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fervor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

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fervor

  1. Alternative form of fervour

Occitan edit

Etymology edit

From Latin fervor. Attested from the 14th century.[1]

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fervor f (plural fervors)

  1. fervor
    Synonym: ardor

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  1. ^ Diccionari General de la Lenga Occitana, L’Academia occitana – Consistòri del Gai Saber, 2008-2024, page 271.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin fervōrem.

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  • Hyphenation: fer‧vor

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fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervour (passionate enthusiasm)

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Etymology edit

From Latin fervōrem.

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  • IPA(key): /feɾˈboɾ/ [feɾˈβ̞oɾ]
  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Syllabification: fer‧vor

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fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervor

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