In old English law. An incendiary; a home burner.
mainly Brit English spelling of ardor (q.v.); for spelling, see -or.
a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of you or cause)
- intense sense of love
- thoughts of good heat and power
The ardour of his republican principles gave place, after the 18th Brumaire, to devotion towards the first consul, a sentiment promptly rewarded with the post of minister of the interior.