What does ardent mean?

Definitions for ardent
ˈɑr dntar·dent

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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.

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

  2. ardent(Adjective)

    Burning; glowing; shining.

    Etymology: 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spirits, distilled alcoholic liquors, whisky, brandy, &c. The use of the word as = 'inflammable, combustible,' is obsolete, except in this phrase.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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ardent

    Said of a vessel when she gripes, or comes to the wind quickly.

Anagrams for ardent »

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

  2. Darent

  3. Ranted

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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. William S. Gilbert:

    Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare-like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers

  2. James Oberweis:

    Even the most ardent proponents of the efficient market hypothesis will say that there are pockets of inefficiencies, and the most common is small-cap and international stocks.

  3. Søren Kierkegaard:

    If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential -- for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.

  4. John Quincy Adams:

    Of the two great political parties which have divided the opinions and feelings of our country, the candid and the just will now admit that both have contributed splendid talents, spotless integrity, ardent patriotism, and disinterested sacrifices to the formation and administration of this Government, and that both have required a liberal indulgence for a portion of human infirmity and error.

  5. Curtis Houck:

    If you had told someone a few years ago, after Joy Behar's show on Current TV were canceled, that she would not only remain on ‘The View,’ but emerge as a far-left folk hero, it's doubtful that even the most ardent supporters would have predicted this, the Resistance can't seem to get enough of her.

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Translations for ardent

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  • متحمسArabic
  • 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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