[ UK /ˈɑːdɔː/ ]
[ US /ˈɑɹdɝ/ ]
[ US /ˈɑɹdɝ/ ]
- intense feeling of love
feelings of great warmth and intensity
he spoke with great ardor
a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
he felt a kind of religious zeal
How To Use ardor In A Sentence
- Sixteen years later, her ardour hasn't dimmed.
- Senator, his hair bristling out straight, his teeth set, his eye on fire, his whole expression sublimed by the ardor of battle. The Dodge Club or, Italy in MDCCCLIX
- More significantly governments and politicians have used both the fear factor and the religous ardore as a means of control in every aspect of our lives. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
- He increased his feigned ardour for the bushwoman, at the same time increasing the imperiousness of his will of desire over her to be led to look upon the Red One face to face. THE RED ONE
- The cooler temperatures of the last week should have quelled the amorous residents' ardour and after their recent exertions they should have quite an appetite.
- In the morning a cataphract from Ardor had the audacity to stare at Sire Galan as he marched along. Wildfire
- To his adherents, these traits multiplied their ardor; to the wider Arab public, they had the effect of a superb baklava served at a diwan—they persuaded a guest to stay long enough to listen to his host. A Privilege to Die
- I with a maddening sense of awkwardness, that was not much bettered by the tattle of the plainstanes, where merchant lads and others made audible comment on the cousinly ardour of young Lachie. John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn
- Non Aetna, non Vesuvius tantis ardoribus aestuant, ac juveniles medullae vino plenae, addit Anatomy of Melancholy
- But even though his initial search for glory has destroyed his life, he pursues the monster with the same ardor and passion with which he created him, determined to succeed despite the physical impossibilities.