- 1Enthusiastic or passionate: an ardent baseball fan an ardent suitorMore example sentences
- He has never played rugby, but is an ardent fan and a supporter of the game.
- Since then, he has developed an ardent passion for the instrument.
- He was a leading and ardent enthusiast for the very inward investment that he now equally enthusiastically disclaims.
- 1.1 • archaic or • literary Burning; glowing: the ardent flamesMore example sentences
- The ardent flames raged ceaselessly for days, crumbling Troy into dust and so after years of bitterness, strife and wars the Greek had finally defeated the Trojans.
- Hence it was that a certain devout soul compared the heart of Jesus to a burning furnace in which He voluntarily suffered from the ardent flames of Divine love.
- The fire had died to a steady ardent glow.
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- What we find curious is why they ardently presume that every unsolved puzzle will definitely be solved through a materialistic explanation.
- He had not heard about the recent government crackdown, but ardently supported the move.
- He now campaigns ardently for parent's rights.
Middle English: from Old French ardant, from Latin ardens, ardent-, from ardere 'to burn'.