vehement

  • 21 VÉHÉMENT — ENTE. adj. Impétueux, qui se porte avec ardeur, avec impétuosité à tout ce qu il fait. Esprit véhément. Naturel véhément. Passion véhémente. Désirs véhéments. Action, prononciation véhémente. Ton véhément. Colère véhémente.   Orateur véhément,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 22 vehement — drastisch; dringend; urgent (veraltet); akut; heftig; unvermittelt auftretend; resolut * * * ve|he|ment [vehe mɛnt] <Adj.>: a) ungestüm, heftig: eine vehemente Debatte. Syn …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 23 vehement — [[t]vi͟ːəmənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If a person or their actions or comments are vehement, the person has very strong feelings or opinions and expresses them forcefully. She suddenly became very vehement and agitated, jumping around and shouting... One …

    English dictionary

  • 24 vehement — /ˈviəmənt / (say veeuhmuhnt) adjective 1. eager, impetuous, or impassioned. 2. characterised by anger, bitterness, or rancour: vehement opposition. 3. passionate, as feeling; strongly emotional: vehement desire; vehement dislike. 4. (of actions)… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 25 vehement — ve|he|ment [ˈvi:əmənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: Latin vehemens] showing very strong feelings or opinions vehement opposition/criticism/hostility etc ▪ Despite vehement opposition, the Act became law. ▪ Despite her vehement… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 26 vehement — ve•he•ment [[t]ˈvi ə mənt[/t]] adj. 1) zealous; impassioned: a vehement defense[/ex] 2) characterized by rancor or anger 3) marked by great energy: a vehement shake of the head[/ex] • Etymology: 1475–85; < L vehement , s. of vehemēns, vēmēns… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 27 vehement — aufbrausend, cholerisch, energisch, erbittert, gehörig, hart, heftig, herb, hitzig, immens, intensiv, kräftig, leidenschaftlich, massiv, scharf, schwer, stark, stürmisch, wild, wuchtig; (geh.): ungestüm; (bildungsspr.): frenetisch, violent;… …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 28 vehement — [ vi:ɪm(ə)nt] adjective showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense. Derivatives vehemence noun vehemently adverb Origin ME (describing intense pain or high temperature): from Fr. véhément or L. vehement impetuous, violent , perh.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 29 vehement — adj. showing or caused by strong feeling; forceful, ardent (a vehement protest; vehement desire). Derivatives: vehemence n. vehemently adv. Etymology: ME f. F veacuteheacutement or L vehemens entis, perh. f. vemens (unrecorded) deprived of mind,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 30 vehement — adj. Vehement is used with these nouns: ↑denial, ↑opposition …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 31 vehement — ve·he·ment [vehe mɛnt] Adj; geschr ≈ heftig <Proteste; etwas vehement bekämpfen, fordern, kritisieren> || hierzu Ve·he·mẹnz die; ; nur Sg …

    Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • 32 vehement — ve|he|ment [ viəmənt ] adjective involving extremely strong feelings or beliefs: a vehement protest/objection/denial ╾ ve|he|mence noun uncount ╾ ve|he|ment|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 33 vehement — adjective showing very strong feelings or opinions: a vehement attack on the President s budget proposals vehemently adverb: Dan vehemently denies the charges. vehemence noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 34 vehement — adjective her vehement arguments persuaded them to save the housing project Syn: passionate, forceful, ardent, impassioned, heated, spirited, urgent, fervent, violent, fierce, fiery, strong, forcible, powerful, emphatic, vigorous, intense,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 35 vehement — UK [ˈviːəmənt] / US [ˈvɪəmənt] adjective involving extremely strong feelings or beliefs a vehement protest/objection/denial Derived words: vehemence noun uncountable vehemently adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 36 vehement — (lat. ▷ franz.) heftig, ungestüm, leidenschaftlich sich vehement gegen Vorwürfe wehren …

    Das Grundschulwörterbuch Fremde Wörter

  • 37 vehement — adjective /ˈviː.ə.mənt/ Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense. See Also: vehemence, vehemently …

    Wiktionary

  • 38 vehement — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, acid, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, afire, ardent, assiduous, astringent, biting, bitter, burning, caustic, committed, concentrated, cutting, dedicated, delirious, desperate, devoted, devout,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 39 vehement — ve|he|ment Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 40 vehemént — adj. m., pl. veheménţi; f. sg. veheméntã, pl. veheménte …

    Romanian orthography


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