Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Vehement; passionate; intense; also, hot, burning.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "ardent":

  1. An ardent fever, which devoured me, was far too slow for the eagerness of my wishes. - "Adventures in the Philippine Islands", Paul P. de La Gironière.
  2. Hopeful, ardent, eager for the enjoyment of life, I had brought with me to my own country the social habits and the free range of thought of a foreign University; and, as a matter of course, I failed to feel any sympathy with the society- new to me- in which my lot had been cast. - "The Guilty River", Wilkie Collins.
  3. The King just for one month became an ardent youth. - "Clementina", A.E.W. Mason.