Thesaurus

vehemence

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of vehemence

1 the quality or state of being forceful (as in expression)
  • the vehemence in her voice when she insisted that she never gossiped surprised me

Synonyms for vehemence

Words Related to vehemence

Near Antonyms for vehemence

Antonyms for vehemence

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about vehemence

Time Traveler for vehemence

Time Traveler

The first known use of vehemence was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Vehemence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vehemence. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on vehemence

Dictionary: Definition of vehemence

Nglish: Translation of vehemence for Spanish Speakers

Comments on vehemence

What made you want to look up vehemence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!