EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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.

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NounEdit

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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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

fervor m or f (plural fervors)

  1. fervor

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ReferencesEdit

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ferveō +‎ -or.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fervor m (genitive fervōris); third declension

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

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

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

DescendantsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

fervor f (plural fervors)

  1. fervor
    Synonym: ardor

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diccionari General de la Lenga Occitana, L’Academia occitana – Consistòri del Gai Saber, 2008-2016, page 271.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fervōris.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervour (passionate enthusiasm)

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Further readingEdit

  • fervor” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fervōris.

NounEdit

fervor m (plural fervores)

  1. fervor

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