Definition of vehemency in English:

vehemency

noun

rare
  • 1Force or intensity of personal feeling, action, expression, etc.; = "vehemence". Also occasionally: an instance of this.

  • 2With reference to pain, disease, etc.: = "vehemence".

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin vehementia violent force or movement, energetic or enthusiastic character, keenness, (of style) vigour, forcefulness from vehement-, vehemēns + -ia; compare -ency.

Pronunciation

vehemency

/ˈviːhɪm(ə)nsi//ˈviːɪm(ə)nsi/