ardor

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ardour (chiefly British and Canadian)

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman ardour, from Latin ardor, from ardere (to burn).

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Noun[edit]

ardor (countable and uncountable, plural ardors)

  1. Great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion.
  2. Spirit.
  3. Intense heat.

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ardor.

Noun[edit]

ardor m (Latin spelling)

  1. ardor, passion

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ārdeō.

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Noun[edit]

ardor m (genitive ardōris); third declension

  1. flame, fire, heat
  2. brightness, brilliancy (of the eyes)
  3. ardour, love

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ardor ardōrēs
genitive ardōris ardōrum
dative ardōrī ardōribus
accusative ardōrem ardōrēs
ablative ardōre ardōribus
vocative ardor ardōrēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ardōrem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ardor m (plural ardores)

  1. burning sensation
  2. ardour (warmth of feeling)
  3. spirit; enthusiasm

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Noun[edit]

ardor m (plural ardores)

  1. heat
  2. ardour
  3. burning (feeling)
  4. eagerness

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