See also: véhément

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Etymology edit

Borrowed 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/, /ˈvɪə.mənt/, /ˈviː.hə.mənt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈviː.hə.mənt/, /ˈviː.ə.mənt/
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  • Hyphenation: ve‧he‧ment

Adjective edit

vehement (comparative more vehement, superlative most vehement)

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

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Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin vehementem.

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Adjective edit

vehement m or f (masculine and feminine plural vehements)

  1. vehement

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German edit

Etymology edit

Ca. 1700, from Latin vehemens, vehementis, in part through French véhément.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (careful) /ˌveːheˈmɛnt/, (usual) /ˌveːəˈmɛnt/
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Adjective edit

vehement (strong nominative masculine singular vehementer, comparative vehementer, superlative am vehementesten)

  1. vehement
    Synonyms: nachdrücklich, heftig, scharf, leidenschaftlich

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Further reading edit

  • vehement” in Duden online
  • vehement” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French véhément, from Latin vehemens.

Adjective edit

vehement m or n (feminine singular vehementă, masculine plural vehemenți, feminine and neuter plural vehemente)

  1. vehement

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