Vehement definition

vēə-mənt
Having or characterized by intense feeling or strong passion; fervent, impassioned, etc.
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Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction; fervid.

A vehement denial.

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The definition of vehement is having intense feeling or force behind your words or actions.

An example of vehement is someone passionately saying they did not commit a crime.

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Acting or moving with great force; violent.
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Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense.
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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