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fever

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fever

  1. 1 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning <before the days of modern medicine, when death remained a mystery, people said that someone died of a fever and left it at that> Synonyms affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, disease, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness, troubleRelated Words contagion, contagious disease; contagium, infection; attack, bout, fit, spell; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, lameness, sickliness, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwellness, weakness; malaise, matter, pip; epidemic, pest, pestilence, plagueNear Antonyms fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shapeAntonyms health, wellness

  2. 2 a state of wildly excited activity or emotion <in the fever of a political campaign a lot of things get said that never should have been said> Synonyms agitation, deliriousness, delirium, distraction, frenzy, feverishness, flap, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage, uproarRelated Words chaos, confusion, disorder, havoc, pandemonium, turmoil; bedlam, bother, brouhaha, bustle, clamor, clatter, commotion, disturbance, fuss, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tempest, tumultNear Antonyms calm, calmness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness




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