Definition of feverish
- feverish excitement
She was feeling tired and feverish.
He had a feverish appearance.
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ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, torrid, vehement, warm, warm-blooded;
: having a fever : suffering from a higher than normal body temperature caused by illness
: of or relating to a fever
: involving intense emotion or activity : feeling or showing great or extreme excitement
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