1. [ adjective ] characterized by intense emotion
Synonyms: impassioned fiery burning ardent perfervid torrid fervid

"ardent love" "an ardent lover" "a burning enthusiasm" "a fervent desire to change society" "a fervent admirer" "fiery oratory" "an impassioned appeal" "a torrid love affair"

Related terms: passionate
2. [ adjective ] sincerely or intensely felt
Synonyms: cordial

"a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort" "a cordial abhorrence of waste" "a fervent hope"

Related terms: sincere
3. [ adjective ] extremely hot
Synonyms: fervid

"the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope

Related terms: hot
Similar spelling:   fervently