Ve"he*mence (?), n. [L. vehementia: cf. F. v'eh'emence.]


The quality pr state of being vehement; impetuous force; impetuosity; violence; fury; as, the vehemence.


Violent ardor; great heat; animated fervor; as, the vehemence of love, anger, or other passions.

I . . . tremble at his vehemence of temper. Addison.


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