the quality of being vehement; ardor; fervor.
vigorous impetuosity; fury: the vehemence of his attack.
- Sometimes ve·he·men·cy .
- o·ver·ve·he·mence, noun
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How to use vehemence in a sentence
The influencer and the scientist have little in common—Moon never graduated from high school, and Russo doesn’t quite understand how to use Instagram—but still, I was surprised to see their conflict spin out with such vehemence.The feud between a weed influencer and scientist over puking stoners | Amanda Chicago Lewis | July 20, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
I’ve been surprised by the vehemence of people’s opinions about public health questions — making them personal, political.‘Employers are stereotyping people who are scared of getting a vaccine’: Confessions of a CEO on mandating shots | Jessica Davies | June 16, 2021 | Digiday
The vehemence of the experts I spoke with surprised me, but the substance of what they said did not.My Kids’ School Closed Again. So I Started Calling Experts. | by Eric Umansky | April 2, 2021 | ProPublica
They seemed taken aback by the vehemence of Stebbins’ arguments.She Noticed $200 Million Missing, Then She Was Fired | by Scott Morris, Bay City News Foundation | December 24, 2020 | ProPublica
And this, more than anything, explains the size and vehemence of the protests.Morsi-less: Are Egyptians Done with the Muslim Brothers? | Hussein Ibish | July 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Armstrong spent more than a decade denying with great vehemence what he may now be preparing to admit.How Lance Armstrong Lied to the World (Including Me) | Howard Kurtz | January 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The “special vehemence” that Geronimo brought to raids there could be dated almost precisely to a night in 1851.The Bin Laden of His Day? A New Biography of Geronimo | Marc Wortman | December 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
V is for vehemence, which the Tea Party movement has in abundance.
She is unmatched in both the relentlessness and vehemence of her image-rehabilitation campaign.
It burst upon them ere long with awful fury and grandeur, the elements warring with incredible vehemence.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
These remarks were uttered with such vehemence, that not a word was lost, and the whole coach became convulsed with laughter.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
As Couthon, a Jacobin orator, was uttering deep denunciations, he became breathless with the vehemence of his passionate speech.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
Mrs. Martin, amused with the vehemence with which the old man spoke out his mind, replied, with a smile.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
His satires are also admirable, but without the fierce vehemence and lofty indignation that characterized those of Juvenal.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord