Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The condition or quality of being fervent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being fervent or hot; burning or glowing warmth: as, the fervency of the sun's rays.
  • noun Warmth of feeling; ardor; fervor; animated zeal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being fervent or warm; ardor; warmth of feeling or devotion; eagerness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being fervent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity

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Examples

  • But I haste to the qualifications of this divine work, — fervency, reverence, and confidence; _fervency_ in crying, _reverence and confidence_ in crying, “Abba, Father;” for these two suit well toward our

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • Teamwork is the most important element of any army, so I’d wager my executive bonus that these shirts were accurate depictions of the mindset of that unit, and were likely also intended to impress superiors with their rabid fervency which is especially acute in graduates just out of basic.

    “1 SHOT, 2 KILLS” ARMY T-SHIRTS » Sociological Images

  • Poor parent, poor shattered schoolteacher, wherever you look in the general welter of 21st-century-consumer-kid-dom, there it is: cadmium yellow, Cheerios-box yellow, yellowcake yellow, striking its inhuman note of fervency.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • With a fervency and quality he could never bring to the light of day.

    Shortcut Man

  • Poor parent, poor shattered schoolteacher, wherever you look in the general welter of 21st-century-consumer-kid-dom, there it is: cadmium yellow, Cheerios-box yellow, yellowcake yellow, striking its inhuman note of fervency.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • Armed with only the fervency of her beliefs, Redwood started an online mailing list devoted to mercury and autism.

    The Panic Virus

  • Armed with only the fervency of her beliefs, Redwood started an online mailing list devoted to mercury and autism.

    The Panic Virus

  • You don't find the fervency of religious extremism here as in, say, Pakistan.

    Among the Muslim Brothers

  • Armed with only the fervency of her beliefs, Redwood started an online mailing list devoted to mercury and autism.

    The Panic Virus

  • Poor parent, poor shattered schoolteacher, wherever you look in the general welter of 21st-century-consumer-kid-dom, there it is: cadmium yellow, Cheerios-box yellow, yellowcake yellow, striking its inhuman note of fervency.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

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