The definition of fervent is to be extremely devoted or to have intense affection.(adjective)
An example of fervent is a child’s devotion to a favorite toy.
See fervent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME + OFr & < L fervens (gen. ferventis), prp. of fervere, to glow, boil, rage < IE *bhreu-, to boil up < base *bher-, to boil > brew, burn
See fervent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin fervēns, fervent-
Origin: , present participle of fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
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