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EtymologyEdit

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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  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈviː.ə.mənt/
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  • Hyphenation: ve‧he‧ment

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vehement (comparative more vehement, superlative most vehement)

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

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vehemēns, vehementem.

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vehement (masculine and feminine plural vehements)

  1. vehement

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vehemens, vehementis.

AdjectiveEdit

vehement (comparative vehementer, superlative am vehementesten)

  1. vehement

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