What does Ardent mean?

Definitions for Ardent
ˈɑr dntAr·dent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Ardent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid(adj)

    characterized by intense emotion

    "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"

  2. ardent, warm(adj)

    characterized by strong enthusiasm

    "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support"

  3. ardent(adj)

    glowing or shining like fire

    "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes"

Wiktionary

  1. ardent(Adjective)

    Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.

  2. ardent(Adjective)

    Burning; glowing; shining.

  3. Origin: First attested circa 14th century, ardaunt, from ardent, from ardant, from ardentem, nominative of ardens, present participle of .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ardent(adj)

    hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent fever

  2. Ardent(adj)

    having the appearance or quality of fire; fierce; glowing; shining; as, ardent eyes

  3. Ardent(adj)

    warm, applied to the passions and affections; passionate; fervent; zealous; vehement; as, ardent love, feelings, zeal, hope, temper

Freebase

  1. Ardent

    An ardent is a character class in the Dungeons & Dragons, a psionic practitioner that derives its powers from its focus on primal truths or concepts.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ardent

    ärd′ent, adj. burning: fiery: passionate: zealous: fervid.—adv. Ard′ently.—n. Ard′our, warmth of passion or feeling: eagerness: enthusiasm (with for)—also Ard′ency.—Ardent spirits, distilled alcoholic liquors, whisky, brandy, &c. The use of the word as = 'inflammable, combustible,' is obsolete, except in this phrase. [L. ardent-em, ardē-re, to burn.]

Anagrams for Ardent »

  1. daren't, endart, ranted, red ant

  2. Darent

  3. Ranted

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ardent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ardent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Ardent in a Sentence

  1. Richard A. Dumas:

    The search for truth is eternal and artists some of its most ardent seekers.

  2. Robert Benchley:

    An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.

  3. Shanghai GM President Wang Yongqing:

    In terms of new energy, we are keen on power efficiency and emission control and are ardent to go electrical throughout our portfolio.

  4. Diogenes:

    As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot.

Images & Illustrations of Ardent

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Translations for Ardent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • feurig, glühendGerman
  • φλογερόςGreek
  • ferviente, ardienteSpanish
  • leimuava, kiihkeäFinnish
  • farouche, ardent, passionné, ferventFrench
  • उत्साहीHindi
  • 熱心, 熱烈, 熱烈なJapanese
  • ಉತ್ಕಟKannada
  • calidus, flagrans, ardensLatin
  • brandend, vurig, passioneelDutch
  • горячий, страстный, пламенный, ярый, пылкий, пылающийRussian
  • ఉత్సాహవంతుడుTelugu
  • 热心Chinese

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