Feverish meaning

fē'vər-ĭsh
The definition of feverish describes someone whose temperature is too high, or someone who is greatly excited or has high energy.

A person who has a body temperature of 102 is an example of someone who is feverish.

A crowd that is shouting and yelling because their team is winning is an example of a crowd that would be described as feverish.

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Marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity.

Worked at a feverish pace.

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Relating to or resembling a fever.
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Having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever.
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Causing or tending to cause fever.
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Having fever, esp. slight fever.
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Of, like, or caused by fever.
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Causing fever.
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Greatly excited or agitated.
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Relating to or resembling a fever.
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Having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever.
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Causing or tending to cause fever.
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In the state of having a fever, to have an elevated body temperature.

The illness made him feverish, so they applied cold compresses.

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Filled with excess energy.

He worked with feverish excitement.

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Origin of feverish

From fever +‎ -ish