fervour vs inflammation what difference

what is difference between fervour and inflammation

English

Alternative forms

  • (US spelling) fervor

Noun

fervour (countable and uncountable, plural fervours) (British spelling)

  1. An intense, heated emotion; passion, ardour.
  2. A passionate enthusiasm for some cause.
  3. Heat.

Translations



English

Etymology

From Middle French inflammation, from Latin īnflammātiō, īnflammātiōnem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnfləˈmeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

inflammation (countable and uncountable, plural inflammations)

  1. The act of inflaming, kindling, or setting on fire.
  2. The state of being inflamed
  3. (pathology) A condition of any part of the body, consisting of congestion of the blood vessels, with obstruction of the blood current, and growth of morbid tissue. It is manifested outwardly by redness and swelling, attended with heat and pain.
  4. (archaic) Violent excitement
    an inflammation of the mind, of the body politic, or of parties
    Synonyms: passion, animosity, turbulence, heat

Hyponyms

  • See also Thesaurus:inflammation

Derived terms

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin īnflammātiō, īnflammātiōnem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.fla.ma.sjɔ̃/
  • Homophone: inflammations

Noun

inflammation f (plural inflammations)

  1. inflammation

References

  • “inflammation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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