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vehemence

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noun ve·he·mence \ˈvē-ə-mən(t)s\

Definition of vehemence

  1. :  the quality or state of being vehement :  intensity



Examples of vehemence

  1. <the vehemence in her voice when she insisted that she never gossiped surprised me>

  2. <every cause that she pursues is pursued with great vehemence>



15th Century

First Known Use of vehemence

15th century


VEHEMENCE Defined for Kids

vehemence

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noun ve·he·mence \ˈvē-ə-məns\

Definition of vehemence

  1. :  the quality or state of being vehement <… he had been talking with a vehemence that shook the house. — Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island>





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