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

Derived forms: fervours

See also: exciting, unexciting

Type of: emotional arousal, passion, passionateness