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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
fever (noun)
1.
a) a rise of body temperature above the normal
b) any of various diseases of which fever is a prominent symptom
2.
a) a state of heightened or intense emotion or activity
b) a contagious usually transient enthusiasm - craze
fever (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to throw into a fever - agitate to contract or be in a fever become - feverish
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
fever (noun)
1.
an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning
SYNONIMS:
affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness, trouble
RELATED WORDS:
contagion, contagious disease; contagium, infection; attack, bout, fit, spell; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, lameness, sickliness, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwellness, weakness; malaise, matter, pip; epidemic, pest, pestilence, plague
NEAR ANTONYMS:
fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shape
health, wellness
fever (noun)
2.
a state of wildly excited activity or emotion
SYNONIMS:
agitation, deliriousness, delirium, distraction, fever, feverishness, flap, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage, uproar
RELATED WORDS:
chaos, confusion, disorder, havoc, pandemonium, turmoil; bedlam, bother, brouhaha, bustle, clamor, clatter, commotion, disturbance, fuss, hoo-ha ( hoo-hah), hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tempest, tumult
NEAR ANTONYMS:
calm, calmness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity ( tranquility), tranquilness
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