- 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.
The definition of fervid is someone or something very hot or passionate.
- hot; glowing
- impassioned; fervent
Origin of fervidClassical Latin fervidus from fervere: see fervent
- Marked by great passion or zeal: a fervid patriot.
- Extremely hot; burning.
Origin of fervidLatin fervidus from fervēre to boil ; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more fervid, superlative most fervid)
From Latin fervidus, from ferveō.