Fe"ver*ish, a.

1.

Having a fever; suffering from, or affected with, a moderate degree of fever; showing increased heat and thirst; as, the patient is feverish.

2.

Indicating, or pertaining to, fever; characteristic of a fever; as, feverish symptoms.

3.

Hot; sultry.

"The feverish north."

Dryden.

4.

Disordered as by fever; excited; restless; as, the feverish condition of the commercial world.

Strive to keep up a frail and feverish bing. Milton.

-- Fe"ver*ish*ly, adv. -- Fe"ver*ish*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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