Vehement Definition

Acting or moving with great force; violent.
Webster's New World
Having or characterized by intense feeling or strong passion; fervent, impassioned, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Vehement

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin vehemēns vehement- perhaps from vehere to carry wegh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin vehemÄ“ns (“impetuous, violent").

    From Wiktionary

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