Antonyms of adj ardent

3 senses of ardent

Sense 1
ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid -- (characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair")

INDIRECT (VIA passionate) -> passionless -- (not passionate; "passionless observation of human nature")

Sense 2
ardent, warm -- (characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support")

INDIRECT (VIA enthusiastic) -> unenthusiastic -- (not enthusiastic; lacking excitement or ardor; "an unenthusiastic performance by the orchestra"; "unenthusiastic applause")

Sense 3
ardent -- (glowing or shining like fire; "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Similarity of adj ardent

3 senses of ardent

Sense 1
ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid -- (characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair")
       => passionate (vs. passionless) -- (having or expressing strong emotions)

Sense 2
ardent, warm -- (characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support")
       => enthusiastic (vs. unenthusiastic) -- (having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons")

Sense 3
ardent -- (glowing or shining like fire; "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

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