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feverish

adjective

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  1. 1 being in a state of increased activity or agitation scary stories that were the product of a feverish imagination Synonyms of feverish agitated, excited, frenzied, heated, hectic, hyperactive, overactive, overwrought Words Related to feverish hyperexcited, overexcited; afire, aflutter, aquiver, atingle; anxious, dithery, edgy, het up, high-strung, hyped-up, hyper, jittery, jumpy, nervy, nervous, perturbed, tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, wired Phrases in a lather, keyed up Near Antonyms of feverish calm, collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, placid, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unshaken, untroubled, unworried

  2. 2 having or expressing great depth of feeling the desperate prisoner made a feverish appeal for mercy Synonyms of feverish ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, fervent, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, superheated, torrid, vehement, warm, warm-bloodedWords Related to feverish gushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheatedNear Antonyms of feverish detached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrativeAntonyms of feverish cold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional

  3. 3 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity working at a feverish pace to get the project done on time Synonyms of feverish delirious, ferocious, furious, fierce, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, mad, rabid, violent, wildWords Related to feverish concentrated, high-pressured, intense, intensive, vehement; excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, immoderate, inordinate, lavish, overmuch, overweening, unconscionable, undue; crazed, crazy, demented, deranged, insane, irrational, lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac)Near Antonyms of feverish calm, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, subdued, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubled; moderate, reasonable, temperate; casual, easygoing, low-pressure; balanced, sane, soundAntonyms of feverish relaxed


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