ardent definition

  • adjective:
    • Expressing or described as heat of sensation; enthusiastic: an ardent lover.
    • Displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm or devotion; fervent: "an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art” ( Walter Pater).
    • Burning; fiery.
    • Glowing; shining: ardent eyes.
    • high in ardor; fervent, enthusiastic.
    • Burning; radiant; shining.
    • Hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning up; fiery
    • Having the appearance or quality of fire; tough; glowing; shining.
    • heated, applied to the passions and affections; passionate; fervent; zealous; vehement.
    • radiant or shining like fire
    • characterized by powerful passion
    • characterized by intense emotion
    • Expressing or described as heat of feeling; passionate: an ardent fan.
    • Displaying or described as powerful enthusiasm or commitment; fervent: "an impassioned age, so ardent and severe with its pursuit of art” ( Walter Pater).
    • Burning; fiery.
    • radiant; shining: ardent eyes.
    • Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
    • Burning; glowing; shining.
    • Hot or burning up; causing a sensation of burning; fiery
    • Having the appearance or quality of fire; brutal; shining; shining.
    • Warm, placed on the interests and affections; passionate; fervent; zealous; vehement.
    • shining or shining like fire
    • characterized by powerful enthusiasm
    • characterized by intense emotion
  • others:
    • ; burning; redhot; ergo, figuratively, causing a sensation of burning up: as, an ardent temperature.
    • Inflammable; combustible: only when you look at the term ardent spirits (which see, below).
    • Having the look or top-notch fire; blinking; intense.
    • Having glowing or fiery passions or affections: as applied to the emotions themselves, showing vehemence; passionate; affectionate; zealous: as, ardent love or vows; ardent zeal.
    • Nautical, having a propensity to gripe or come rapidly into wind: said of specific ships.
    • ; burning; redhot; ergo, figuratively, causing a sensation of burning: as, an ardent fever.
    • Inflammable; combustible: just into the term ardent spirits (which see, below).
    • getting the look or quality of fire; flashing; fierce.
    • Having glowing or fiery passions or affections: as placed on the feelings on their own, showing vehemence; passionate; affectionate; zealous: as, ardent love or vows; ardent zeal.
    • Nautical, having a tendency to gripe or come quickly to the wind: stated of specific boats.

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