What does ardor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardor, ardour, elan, zeal(noun)

    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)

    "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal"

  2. ardor, ardour(noun)

    intense feeling of love

  3. ardor, ardour, fervor, fervour, fervency, fire, fervidness(noun)

    feelings of great warmth and intensity

    "he spoke with great ardor"


  1. ardor(Noun)

    Great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion.

  2. ardor(Noun)


  3. ardor(Noun)

    Intense heat.

  4. Origin: From ardour, from ardor, from ardere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ardor(noun)

    heat, in a literal sense; as, the ardor of the sun's rays

  2. Ardor(noun)

    warmth or heat of passion or affection; eagerness; zeal; as, he pursues study with ardor; the fought with ardor; martial ardor

  3. Ardor(noun)

    bright and effulgent spirits; seraphim


  1. Ardor

    Ardor is the second album by Love Spirals Downwards, an ethereal band on the US record label, Projekt Records. It was originally released in 1994; a remastered version, with extra tracks, was released in 2007.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ardor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ardor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abigail Adams:

    Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

  2. Abigail Adams:

    Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

  3. William Kirby:

    The recent volatility I think has cooled the ardor of some because they are realizing what an unusual instrument the Shanghai Stock Exchange is.

  4. New York:

    Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.

  5. Willa Cather:

    She used to drag her mattress besider her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine vibrates from speed. Life rushed in upon her through that window - or so it seemed. In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that is was not once all contained in some youthful body, like this one which lay on the floor in the moonlight, pulsing with ardor and anticipation.

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