fervency

[fur-vuh n-see]

noun

warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; zeal; fervor.

Nearby words

  1. fertilizin,
  2. ferula,
  3. ferule,
  4. ferulic acid,
  5. ferv.,
  6. fervent,
  7. fervently,
  8. fervid,
  9. fervidly,
  10. fervidor

Origin of fervency

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin ferventia (see fervent, -ency); replacing fervence < Middle French < Latin ferventia

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British Dictionary definitions for fervency

fervency

noun plural -cies

another word for fervour
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