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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.
apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved
Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.
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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.
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility
An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.
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.
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.
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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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