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ar·dent

 (är′dnt)
adj.
1. Expressing or characterized by warmth of feeling; passionate: an ardent lover.
2. Displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm or devotion; fervent: "an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art" (Walter Pater).
3.
a. Burning; fiery.
b. Glowing; shining: ardent eyes.

[Middle English ardaunt, from Old French ardant, from Latin ārdēns, ārdent-, present participle of ārdēre, to burn; see as- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

ar′den·cy (-dn-sē) n.
ar′dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ardently - in an ardent manner; "the spirit of God knew very well that there was a deeper question to be settled before there could be the intervention in power that was so ardently desired"
Translations
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ardently

[ˈɑːdəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= enthusiastically) [support, defend, desire] → ardientemente, fervientemente; [speak] → con vehemencia
2. (= passionately) [kiss] → apasionadamente

ardently

[ˈɑːrdəntli] adv [desire, support, defend] → ardemment, avec ardeur

ardently

advleidenschaftlich; loveheiß; desire, admireglühend

ardently

[ˈɑːdntlɪ] advardentemente

ardent

(ˈaːdənt) adjective
enthusiastic; passionate. an ardent supporter of a political party.
ˈardently adverb
References in classic literature ?
The obscurity lent him courage to keep his eves fastened as ardently as he liked upon the girl who sat in the firelight.
I ardently echoed, giving her my hand to make it a vow.
Cobb's knee ardently and said in a voice choking with tears of joy and astonishment, "Oh, it can't be true, it can't; to think I should see Milltown.
I had at one time over forty scholars, and those of the right sort, ardently desiring to learn.
It was kindness for him which induced me to bear it alone: had I expressed the agony I frequently felt, he would have been taught to long for its alleviation as ardently as I.
Creakle then made a speech, through Tungay, in which he thanked Steerforth for asserting (though perhaps too warmly) the independence and respectability of Salem House; and which he wound up by shaking hands with Steerforth, while we gave three cheers - I did not quite know what for, but I supposed for Steerforth, and so joined in them ardently, though I felt miserable.
The Sultan ardently desired to see his son married at once, but he yielded to the vizir's arguments and decided to wait.
From my childhood, I have been familiar with letters; and as I was given to believe that by their help a clear and certain knowledge of all that is useful in life might be acquired, I was ardently desirous of instruction.
But this is a thing more ardently to be wished than seriously to be expected.
Tired of pale languors and the painted smile, His Majesty the Son of Heaven, long time A slave of beauty, ardently desired The glance that brings an Empire's overthrow.
D'Artagnan seized the hand held out to him, and kissed it ardently.
Seizing in his arms the friend so long and ardently desired, Dantes almost carried him towards the window, in order to obtain a better view of his features by the aid of the imperfect light that struggled through the grating.