Fervent vs Involved - What's the difference?

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Fervent is a related term of involved.

As adjectives the difference between fervent and involved

is that fervent is exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief while involved is complicated.

As a verb involved is





(en adjective)
  • Exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief.
  • * 1819 , , Mathilda , ch. 3:
  • As I returned my fervent hopes were dashed by so many fears.
  • Having or showing emotional warmth, fervor, or passion.
  • * 1876 , , "Mr. Captain and the Nymph," in Little Novels ,
  • Never again would those fresh lips touch his lips with their fervent kiss!
  • Glowing, burning, very hot.
  • * 1611 , :
  • But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

    Derived terms

    * fervently




    (en adjective)
  • Complicated.
  • He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
  • * 1915 ,
  • Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
  • Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
  • He was involved in the project for three years.
    He got involved in a bar fight.
    When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
  • Having an affair with someone.
  • Verb

  • (involve)
  • The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.