1. [ noun ] a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
Synonyms: zeal elan ardour

"they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor" "he felt a kind of religious zeal"

Related terms: eagerness
2. [ noun ] intense feeling of love
Synonyms: ardour
Related terms: love
3. [ noun ] feelings of great warmth and intensity
Synonyms: fire fervor fervour fervency fervidness ardour

"he spoke with great ardor"

Related terms: passion zeal
Similar spelling:   ardour