Definitions of 'ardor'

Definition of 'ardor'
From: WordNet
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" [syn: ardor, ardour, elan, zeal]
Intense feeling of love [syn: ardor, ardour]
Feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor" [syn: ardor, ardour, fervor, fervour, fervency, fire, fervidness]
Synonyms of 'ardor'
abandon, acquiescence, activity, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, agreeability, agreeableness, alacrity, allegiance, amenability, Amor, anger, animation, application, ardency, assiduity, assiduousness, attachment, avidity, bodily love, brio, briskness, brotherly love, calenture, caritas, charity, cheerful consent, Christian love, commitment, committedness, compliance, concentration, concupiscence, conjugal love, consent, cooperativeness, curiosity, dedication, desideration, desire, devotedness, devotion, devoutness, diligence, docility, drive, eagerness, earnestness, ecstasy, elan, energeticalness, energy, enthusiasm, Eros, excitement, faith, faithful love, faithfulness, fancy, fantasy, favorable disposition, favorableness, fealty, fervency, fervidity, fervidness, fervor, fidelity, fieriness, fire, flame, fondness, forwardness, free love, free-lovism, furor, fury, galvanization, gameness, glow, goodwill, gusto, heart, heartiness, heat, heatedness, hero worship, hope, horme, hurrah, idolatry, idolism, idolization, impassionedness, impetuosity, impetus, indefatigability, industriousness, industry, intellectual curiosity, intensity, intentness, joie de vivre, keenness, laboriousness, lasciviousness, libido, life, like, liking, liveliness, love, lovemaking, loyalty, lust for learning, lustiness, married love, mettle, mind, need, passion, passionateness, perkiness, pertness, physical love, piety, Platonic love, pleasure, pleasure principle, pliability, pliancy, popular regard, popularity, promptness, quickening, readiness, receptive mood, receptiveness, receptivity, regard, relentlessness, relish, resolution, responsiveness, right mood, robustness, savor, sedulity, sedulousness, sentiment, seriousness, sex, sexual desire, sexual love, shine, sincerity, soul, spirit, spiritedness, spiritual love, stimulation, strenuousness, tender feeling, tender passion, thirst for knowledge, tirelessness, tractability, truelove, ungrudgingness, unloathness, unreluctance, unsparingness, urge, uxoriousness, vehemence, verve, vivacity, want, wanting, warmth, warmth of feeling, weakness, will, will and pleasure, willing ear, willing heart, willingness, wish, wish fulfillment, worship, yearning, zeal, zealousness, zest, zestfulness, zing

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