- Ardor is defined as the feeling of being attracted to a person.
An example of ardor is wanting to kiss a person with passion.
- The definition of ardor is a way of feeling or acting that is energetic and exciting.
An example of ardor is a passionate speech.
- emotional warmth; passion
- eagerness; enthusiasm; zeal
- intense heat; fire
Origin of ardorMiddle English and Old French ardour from Classical Latin ardor, a flame, fire from ardere: see ardent
Intensity of emotion, especially strong desire, enthusiasm, or devotion. See Synonyms at passion.
Origin of ardorMiddle English ardour from Old French from Latin ārdor from ārdēre to burn ; see as- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural ardors)