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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ardor ‎(countable and uncountable, plural ardors) (American)

  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, Hebrew spelling ארדור)

  1. ardor, passion

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ārdeō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

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

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References[edit]

  • ardor” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • ardor” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be dried up by the sun's heat: ardore solis torreri
    • enthusiasm: ardor, inflammatio animi, incitatio mentis, mentis vis incitatior
    • to damp, chill enthusiasm: ardorem animi restinguere
    • his enthusiasm has abated, cooled down: ardor animi resēdit, consedit

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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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:ardor.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ardor m ‎(plural ardores)

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

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