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Noun: fervor  fur-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: fervour)
  1. Feelings of great warmth and intensity
    "he spoke with great fervor";
    - ardor [US], ardour [Brit, Cdn], fervour [Brit, Cdn], fervency, fire, fervidness
  2. The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    "his face was flushed with fervor and his hands trembled";
    - excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: fervors

See also: exciting, unexciting

Type of: emotional arousal, passion, passionateness

Encyclopedia: Fervor