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ar·dour

 (är′dər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of ardor.

ardour

(ˈɑːdə) or

ardor

n
1. feelings of great intensity and warmth; fervour
2. eagerness; zeal
[C14: from Old French ardour, from Latin ārdor, from ārdēre to burn]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ardour - 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"
avidity, avidness, eagerness, keenness - a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
2.ardour - intense feeling of loveardour - intense feeling of love    
love - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
3.ardour - feelings of great warmth and intensityardour - feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
passion, passionateness - a strong feeling or emotion
zeal - excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end; "he had an absolute zeal for litigation"

ardour

noun
1. passion, feeling, fire, heat, spirit, intensity, warmth, devotion, fervour, vehemence, fierceness The sexual ardour had cooled.
2. enthusiasm, zeal, eagerness, earnestness, keenness, avidity my ardour for football
Translations
حَماسَة شَديدَه، رَغْبَة مُلِحَّه
nadšenívášeň
begejstringglødiver
ákafi, ástríîa
aistraįkarštis
aizrautībadegsme
náruživosť
ateşlilikheyecan

ardour

ardor (US) [ˈɑːdəʳ] N
1. (for sth) (= love) → pasión f; (= fervour, eagerness) → fervor m, ardor m
2. (romantic) → ardor m, pasión f

ardour

[ˈɑːrr] ardor (US) nardeur f

ardour

, (US) ardor
n (of person)Begeisterung f, → Leidenschaft f; (in voice also)Überschwang m; (of feelings also)Heftigkeit f; (of passions)Glut f (liter), → Feuer nt; (of poems, letters)Leidenschaftlichkeit f; the ardours of youthdie Leidenschaft der Jugend

ardour

ardor (Am) [ˈɑːdəʳ] n (frm) → ardore m

ardour

(American) ardor (ˈaːdə) noun
enthusiasm; passion.
References in classic literature ?
To have a full stomach, to doze lazily in the sunshine--such things were remuneration in full for his ardours and toils, while his ardours and tolls were in themselves self-remunerative.
Elizabeth was of a calmer and more concentrated disposition; but, with all my ardour, I was capable of a more intense application and was more deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge.
But he was confident that he should soon be rich: full of life and ardour, he knew that he should soon have a ship, and soon be on a station that would lead to everything he wanted.
But even your best love is only an enraptured simile and a painful ardour. It is a torch to light you to loftier paths.
He was exactly formed to engage Marianne's heart, for with all this, he joined not only a captivating person, but a natural ardour of mind which was now roused and increased by the example of her own, and which recommended him to her affection beyond every thing else.