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ˈɑr dntar·dent

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes

  1. ardent

    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.

    Synonyms:
    animated, anxious, burning, desirous, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning, zealous

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Preposition:
    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torridadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    perfervid, flaming, warm, fervid, fiery, fervent, igneous, torrid, impassioned

    Antonyms:
    unenthusiastic, passionless, dull

  2. ardent, warmadjective

    characterized by strong enthusiasm

    "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support"

    Synonyms:
    perfervid, tender, lovesome, warm, fervid, fond, strong, fiery, fervent, quick, torrid, impassioned, affectionate

    Antonyms:
    dull, passionless, unenthusiastic

  3. ardentadjective

    glowing or shining like fire

    "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes"

    Synonyms:
    torrid, fervent, perfervid, fervid, impassioned, warm, fiery

    Antonyms:
    dull, unenthusiastic, passionless

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ardentadjective

    Synonyms:
    hot, burning, fiery

  2. ardentadjective

    Synonyms:
    warm, passionate, fervent, impassioned, eager, intense, keen, sharp, vehement, fiery, earnest, fervid, glowing, zealous, devoted, enthusiastic, strenuous, sanguine

  3. ardentadjective

    Synonyms:
    alcoholic, spirituous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ardentadjective

    Synonyms:
    zealous, passionate, fervent, warm, enthusiastic, sanguine, vehement, impassioned, spirituous, alcoholic, fiery, hot, burning, flagrant, intense

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How to use ardent in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Chen Tao:

    In the United States there are 'Star Wars' comics, games and other products released all the time – helping create an ardent fan base, we don't really have this in China, meaning moviegoers lack those close ties with the series. This could lower its impact.

  3. Robert Collier:

    Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat

  4. Sren Aaby Kierkegaard:

    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

  5. 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.


Translations for ardent

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  • متحمسArabic
  • glühend, feurigGerman
  • φλογερόςGreek
  • ardiente, fervienteSpanish
  • leimuava, kiihkeäFinnish
  • passionné, fervent, ardent, faroucheFrench
  • उत्साहीHindi
  • 熱烈な, 熱烈, 熱心Japanese
  • ಉತ್ಕಟKannada
  • flagrans, calidus, ardensLatin
  • vurig, brandend, passioneelDutch
  • горячий, пылающий, пылкий, ярый, пламенный, страстныйRussian
  • ఉత్సాహవంతుడుTelugu
  • 热心Chinese

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