fervency

  • 1Fervency — Fer ven*cy, n. [Cf. OF. fervence. See {Fervent}.] The state of being fervent or warm; ardor; warmth of feeling or devotion; eagerness. [1913 Webster] When you pray, let it be with attention, with fervency, and with perseverance. Wake. [1913… …

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  • 2fervency — index affection, ardor, compulsion (obsession), furor, passion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3fervency — [fʉr′vən sē] n. [ME < OFr fervence < L fervens: see FERVENT] great warmth of feeling; ardor …

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  • 4fervency — fervent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ intensely passionate. DERIVATIVES fervency noun fervently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin fervere boil …

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  • 5fervency — noun (plural cies) Date: 15th century fervor …

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  • 6fervency — /ferr veuhn see/, n. warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; zeal; fervor. [1375 1425; late ME < LL ferventia (see FERVENT, ENCY); r. fervence < MF < L ferventia] * * * …

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  • 7fervency — noun The state of being fervent …

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  • 8fervency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Powerful, intense emotion: ardor, fervor, fire, passion. See FEELINGS …

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  • 9fervency — fer·ven·cy || fÉœrvÉ™nsɪ / fɜːv n. intensity of emotion, ardency, zeal, enthusiasm, fervor …

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  • 10fervency — n. Ardor, zeal. See fervor …

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  • 11fervency — fer·ven·cy …

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  • 12fervency — fer•ven•cy [[t]ˈfɜr vən si[/t]] n. warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; fervor • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME &LT; LL …

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  • 13fervency — /ˈfɜvənsi/ (say fervuhnsee) noun warmth or intensity of feeling; ardour …

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  • 14fervency — noun feelings of great warmth and intensity he spoke with great ardor • Syn: ↑ardor, ↑ardour, ↑fervor, ↑fervour, ↑fire, ↑fervidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ferv …

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  • 15Ektenia — (from el. ἐκτένεια ekténeia ; literally, diligence ), often called simply Litany, is a prayerful petition in the Eastern Orthodox liturgy. The prevalent ecclesiastical word for this kind of litany in Greek is Συναπτή Synaptê , Ektenia being the&#8230; …

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  • 16fervor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. intenseness, enthusiasm, ardor, passion, zeal. See activity, feeling, heat. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fervency, ardor, zeal, warmth; see enthusiasm 1 . See Synonym Study at enthusiasm . III (Roget s 3&#8230; …

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  • 17warmth — n. 1. Glow, moderate heat. 2. Ardor, zeal, fervor, fervency. 3. Enthusiasm, earnestness, eagerness, heat, animation, excitement, vehemence, fervency, passion, intensity, spirit, cordiality …

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  • 18ardor — noun 1. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause) (Freq. 3) they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor he felt a kind of religious zeal • Syn: ↑ardour, ↑elan, ↑zeal • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 19fervidness — noun feelings of great warmth and intensity he spoke with great ardor • Syn: ↑ardor, ↑ardour, ↑fervor, ↑fervour, ↑fervency, ↑fire • Derivationally related forms: ↑fervid …

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  • 20fervor — noun 1. feelings of great warmth and intensity (Freq. 1) he spoke with great ardor • Syn: ↑ardor, ↑ardour, ↑fervour, ↑fervency, ↑fire, ↑fervidness …

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