Complete Definition of "ardor"

was wotd|2006|September|18
English

Etymology
From L. ardere, (to burn)

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈɑːdə/ or /ˈɑːdər/ (RP)
IPA|/ˈɑːrdər/ (US)
audio|en-us-ardor.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɑː(r)də(r)|-ɑː(r)də(r)

Alternative spellings
ardour (UK)

Noun
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  1. Great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion.
  2. spirit|Spirit.

Synonyms
italbrac|warmth of feeling: intensity
italbrac|spirit: passion, zeal

Antonyms
apathy

Related terms
ardent
ardency

Translations
trans-top|Great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion
Finnish: (warmth of feeling) lämpö, tunne|tunteen palo; (fervor) into#Finnish|into, innostus, innokkuus; (passion) into, intohimo
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German: Begeisterung f, Feuereifer m, Hitze f, Überschwang m
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Bosnian: t|bs|vatrenost|f, t|bs|gorljivost|f
Croatian: t|hr|vatrenost|f, t|hr|gorljivost|f
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ttbc|French: ardeur
ttbc|Japanese: 熱意(ねつい, netsui)
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: dèine f, dìoghras m
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