feverous

adjective

fe·​ver·​ous ˈfē-vrəs How to pronounce feverous (audio)
ˈfe-vər-əs

Examples of feverous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The energy at AT&T Stadium shifted from feverous to something closer to nervous. Dallas News, 16 Apr. 2022 McNally carried her feverous momentum into the second set, jumping out to a quick 2-0 lead. Jon Richardson, Cincinnati.com, 10 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of feverous was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Feverous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feverous. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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