Associations to the word «Ardent»


ARDENT, adjective. Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
ARDENT, adjective. Burning; glowing; shining.
ARDENT SPIRITS, noun. Strong distilled alcoholic liquor or whiskey.

Dictionary definition

ARDENT, adjective. 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".
ARDENT, adjective. Characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support".
ARDENT, adjective. Glowing or shining like fire; "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley