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Synonyms for ardent
ˈɑr dnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unenthusiastic, passionless, dull

  2. ardent, warm(adj)

    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. ardent(adj)

    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ardent

    Synonyms:
    longing, passionate, aspiring, warm, eager, fervent, excited, fiery, glowing, zealous, fervid, fierce, keen, vehement, hot, affectionate, impassioned, burning, heated

    Antonyms:
    cool, cold, indifferent, dispassioned, apathetic, passionless, unimpassioned, phlegmatic, platonic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ardent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hot, burning, fiery

  2. ardent(a.)

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

  3. ardent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    alcoholic, spirituous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ardent(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fervent, staunch, passionate, enthusiastic, keen, strong, fiery, earnest, avid, devout, eager

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How to use ardent in a sentence?

  1. Leatrice Eiseman:

    It was related to the mother color of red, which was ardent and passionate and more active, more aggressive. Even though you reduce the shade level, it was a color that was associated with boys.

  2. George Eliot:

    The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character.

  3. 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

  4. Diogenes:

    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.

  5. Bob Iger:

    The goal was to be ambitious, really ambitious, to be bold, but not only bold in terms of scale, but in terms of detail, artistry, technology, and to make sure first and foremost that we are pleasing the most ardent 'Star Wars' fan.


Translations for ardent

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  • متحمسArabic
  • feurig, glühendGerman
  • φλογερόςGreek
  • ferviente, ardienteSpanish
  • leimuava, kiihkeäFinnish
  • farouche, ardent, passionné, ferventFrench
  • उत्साहीHindi
  • 熱心, 熱烈, 熱烈なJapanese
  • ಉತ್ಕಟKannada
  • calidus, flagrans, ardensLatin
  • brandend, vurig, passioneelDutch
  • горячий, страстный, пламенный, ярый, пылкий, пылающийRussian
  • ఉత్సాహవంతుడుTelugu
  • 热心Chinese

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