Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 

vehement

view main entry for vehementadjective  /ˈviːəmənt/
Previous and next
British English pronunciation: vehementClick to listen to the pronunciation of vehement

derived words

vehemence

noun [uncountable]

vehemently

adverb
vehemently adverbGeneral words used to describe emotions: acutely, affective, basic, bitter, blind, burning, casual, deep, deep-rooted, deep-seatedWords used to describe thoughts, beliefs and ideas: deterministic, abstract, central, theoretical, popular, orthodox, conceptual, metaphysical, utopian, nonconformist

Word of the Day

disciple

someone who admires a famous person such as a political or religious leader and is influenced by...

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog