- The definition of fervid is someone or something very hot or passionate.
- An example of fervid is boiling water; the water was fervid.
- An example of fervid is how César Chávez felt about the civil rights of farm workers; he had fervid emotions.
- hot; glowing
- impassioned; fervent
Origin: Classical Latin fervidus ; from fervere: see fervent
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- Marked by great passion or zeal: a fervid patriot.
- Extremely hot; burning.
Origin: Latin fervidus, from fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
- ferˈvid·ly adverb
- ferˈvid·ness noun