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Definition of Fever


  1. A diseased state of the system, marked by increased heat, acceleration of the pulse, and a general derangement of the functions, including usually, thirst and loss of appetite. Many diseases, of which fever is the most prominent symptom, are denominated fevers; as, typhoid fever; yellow fever.
  2. Excessive excitement of the passions in consequence of strong emotion; a condition of great excitement; as, this quarrel has set my blood in a fever.
  3. To put into a fever; to affect with fever; as, a fevered lip.
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Fever Translations

fever in Afrikaans is koors
fever in Danish is feber
fever in Dutch is koorts
fever in Finnish is kuume
fever in German is Fieber
fever in Italian is febbre
fever in Norwegian is feber
fever in Portuguese is febre
fever in Spanish is fiebre
fever in Swedish is feber