HyperDic: ardent

English > 3 senses of the word ardent:
ADJECTIVEallardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torridcharacterized by intense emotion
allardent, warmcharacterized by strong enthusiasm
allardentglowing or shining like fire
ardent > pronunciation
Soundsaa'rdahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > ardent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by intense emotion.
Examples
  • "ardent love"
  • "an ardent lover"
Synonymsfervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid
BroaderpassionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
Spanishacalorado, apasionado, ardiente, ferviente
Catalanapassionat, ardent, fervent
Adverbsardentlyin an ardent manner
English > ardent: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by strong enthusiasm.
Example"ardent revolutionaries"
Synonymwarm
BroaderenthusiasticHaving or showing great excitement / excitement and interest
English > ardent: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningglowing or shining like fire.
Examples
  • "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope
  • "frightened by his ardent burning eyes"
Broaderbrightemitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

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