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"
characterized by strong enthusiasm
"ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support"
glowing or shining like fire
"from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes"
Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
Burning; glowing; shining.
Origin: First attested circa 14th century, ardaunt, from ardent, from ardant, from ardentem, nominative of ardens, present participle of .
hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent fever
having the appearance or quality of fire; fierce; glowing; shining; as, ardent eyes
warm, applied to the passions and affections; passionate; fervent; zealous; vehement; as, ardent love, feelings, zeal, hope, temper
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
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spirits, distilled alcoholic liquors, whisky, brandy, &c. The use of the word as = 'inflammable, combustible,' is obsolete, except in this phrase.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
Said of a vessel when she gripes, or comes to the wind quickly.
daren't, endart, ranted, red ant
The numerical value of ardent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of ardent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of ardent in a Sentence
The search for truth is eternal and artists some of its most ardent seekers.
An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.
In terms of new energy, we are keen on power efficiency and emission control and are ardent to go electrical throughout our portfolio.
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.
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.
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- feurig, glühendGerman
- ferviente, ardienteSpanish
- leimuava, kiihkeäFinnish
- farouche, ardent, passionné, ferventFrench
- 熱心, 熱烈, 熱烈なJapanese
- calidus, flagrans, ardensLatin
- brandend, vurig, passioneelDutch
- горячий, страстный, пламенный, ярый, пылкий, пылающийRussian
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