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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 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
بِحَماس شَديد
nadšeněžhavě
brændendeglødendeinderligtivrigt
ákaflega
coşkun bir şekildeheyecanla

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 ?
We have already reached a very high latitude; but it is the height of summer, and although not so warm as in England, the southern gales, which blow us speedily towards those shores which I so ardently desire to attain, breathe a degree of renovating warmth which I had not expected.
Being a slave owner and like other slave owners a politician, he was naturally an original secessionist and ardently devoted to the Southern cause.
With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent social faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
It was for this reason, more than any other, and more ardently than any other, that I rode down into the Valley of the Moon, all a-jingle, and voted for equal suffrage.
But the more they sink, the more ardently gloweth their eye, and the longing for their God.
The obscurity lent him courage to keep his eves fastened as ardently as he liked upon the girl who sat in the firelight.
The attempt of Captain Bonneville to rouse the war spirit of the Nez Perces, and prompt them to retaliation, was ardently seconded by Kosato.
Little did I think then--little did I think afterwards when our pleasant holiday had drawn to an end--that the opportunity of serving me for which my grateful companion so ardently longed was soon to come; that he was eagerly to seize it on the instant; and that by so doing he was to turn the whole current of my existence into a new channel, and to alter me to myself almost past recognition.
But this is a thing more ardently to be wished than seriously to be expected.
He was alone; and his appearance, as well as the heavens and the earth, united to encourage the sanguine expectation of the pure heart that throbbed so ardently when its owner witnessed any favourable change in the countenance of the young man.
Moreover, he was a sad, grave, serious child, who studied ardently, and learned quickly; he never uttered a loud cry in recreation hour, mixed but little in the bacchanals of the Rue du Fouarre, did not know what it was to
Sometimes half a dozen rhythms would be swinging simultaneously, each rhythm backed by a group that strove ardently to drown out the other rhythms.