Feverish



[fee-ver-ish] /ˈfi vər ɪʃ/

adjective
1.
having fever.
2.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling fever:
a feverish excitement.
3.
excited, restless, or uncontrolled, as if from fever.
4.
having a tendency to produce fever.
/ˈfiːvərɪʃ/
adjective
1.
suffering from fever, esp a slight fever
2.
in a state of restless excitement
3.
of, relating to, caused by, or causing fever
adj.

late 14c., “causing fever;” 1630s, “excited;” 1640s, “having symptoms of fever,” from fever + -ish. Earlier in same sense was feverous (late 14c.). Related: Feverishly; feverishness.

feverish fe·ver·ish (fē’vər-ĭsh)
adj.

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