ardor


ardor
I noun ardency, ardor, drive, eagerness, effusiveness, élan, emotion, energy, enthusiasm, excitation of feelings, excitement, exhilaration, fanaticism, fervency, fervidness, fervor, feverishness, fire, force, forcefulness, furor, impassionedness, intense desire, liveliness, magniloquence, passion, passionateness, perfervor, spirit, state of excitability, studium, verve, vigor, vigorousness, vitality, vivacity, warmth of feeling, zeal II index adhesion (loyalty), affection III index ardor IV index compulsion (obsession), desire, diligence (perseverance), emotion, industry (activity), life (vitality), passion, penchant, predisposition, spirit

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  • Ardor — Ar dor, n. [L. ardor, fr. ardere to burn: cf. OF. ardor, ardur, F. ardeur.] [Spelt also {ardour}.] 1. Heat, in a literal sense; as, the ardor of the sun s rays. [1913 Webster] 2. Warmth or heat of passion or affection; eagerness; zeal; as, he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ardor — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Exaltación de las pasiones: En el ardor de la disputa, le asestó un golpe mortal. El abogado defendió con ardor al acusado. 2. (no contable) Sensación de calor en una parte del cuerpo: En aquel cuarto tan… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Ardor — or Ardour may refer to:* Ardor (album), a 1994 album by Love Spirals Downwards * Ardor (film), a 2002 South Korean film, also known as Milae * Ardour (audio processor), a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application * Ardore, a… …   Wikipedia

  • ardor — (n.) early 15c., heat of passion or desire, from O.Fr. ardure heat, glow; passion (12c.), from L. ardorem (nom. ardor) a flame, fire, burning, heat; also of feelings, etc., eagerness, zeal, from ardere to burn (see ARDENT (Cf. ardent)). In Middle …   Etymology dictionary

  • ardor — [är′dər] n. [ME & OFr ardour < L ardor, a flame, fire < ardere: see ARDENT] 1. emotional warmth; passion 2. eagerness; enthusiasm; zeal 3. intense heat; fire SYN. PASSION …   English World dictionary

  • Ardor — (lat.), 1) Wärme, Hitze; 2) Eifer. A. stomăchi (A. ventricŭli), Magenhitze, sonst für Sodbrennen, Magenkrampf, Magengeschwür u. Magenkatarrh. A. urīnae, so v.w. Harnstrenge …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ardor — Ardor, lat., Hitze, Wärme …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • ardor — sensación de calor intenso Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • ardor — |ô| s. m. 1. Calor muito vivo. 2. Queimor. 3. Vivacidade e entusiasmo. 4.  [Figurado] Paixão, ímpeto, veemência …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ardor — fervor, enthusiasm, zeal, *passion Analogous words: excitement, stimulation, quickening, galvanizing (see corresponding verbs at PROVOKE): eagerness,. avidity (see corresponding adjectives at EAGER): zest, gusto (see TASTE) Antonyms: coolness:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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