Definition of 'ardent'
Example sentences containing 'ardent'
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She has the most ardent love of true religion and of the best kind of literature. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)And any sport that induces this feeling in its ardent followers is well on the way to oblivion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Both these memoirs are written by ardent book lovers who would have devoted themselves entirely to literature had life not got in the way. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Keen was a gentle, shy man with an abiding hunger for knowledge and an ardent desire to introduce the young to the joy of learning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When an arena full of his most ardent followers were in the presence of their tousled prince, you could see how dangerous this energy could be. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And if this results in a flurry of file-sharing between their more ardent followers, then so be it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An ardent desire for peace and further wishful thinking thus led to blame being transferred to the League of Nations. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
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In Common Usage. ardent is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ardent'
British English: ardent ADJECTIVE
Ardent is used to describe someone who has extremely strong feelings about something or someone.
He's been one of the most ardent supporters of this policy.
Definition of ardent from the Collins English Dictionary
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