vehemence

[ vee-uh-muhns ]
/ ˈvi ə məns /

noun

the quality of being vehement; ardor; fervor.
vigorous impetuosity; fury: the vehemence of his attack.
Sometimes ve·he·men·cy.

Origin of vehemence

1520–30; < Latin vehementia; see vehement, -ence
Related formso·ver·ve·he·mence, noun
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