Cutting vs Ardent - What's the difference?

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Cutting is a related term of ardent.

As adjectives the difference between cutting and ardent

is that cutting is (not comparable) that is used for cutting while ardent is full of ardor; fervent, passionate.

As a verb cutting

is .

As a noun cutting

is (countable|uncountable) the action of the verb to cut .




  • Noun

  • (countable, uncountable) The action of the verb to cut .
  • How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?
  • (countable) A section removed from the larger whole.
  • (countable) A newspaper clipping.
  • (countable) A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
  • (countable) An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.
  • The actor had to make his ''cutting'' shorter to fit the audition time.
  • (uncountable) The editing of film or other recordings.
  • (uncountable) Self-harm; the act of cutting one's own skin.
  • (countable) A narrow passage, dug for a road, railway or canal to go through.
  • *1876 , , Journey by Train :
  • *:WE flash across the level.
  • *:We thunder thro' the bridges.
  • *:We bicker down the cuttings .
  • *:We sway along the ridges.
  • Synonyms

    * (narrow passage for a transportation route) cut


    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) That is used for cutting.
  • I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.
  • Of remarks, criticism, etc., potentially hurtful.
  • The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.




    (en adjective)
  • Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
  • * 1956 — , The City and the Stars , p 43
  • This ardent exploration, absorbing all his energy and interest, made him forget for the moment the mystery of his heritage and the anomaly that cut him off from all his fellows.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1818 , author=Mary Shelley , title=Frankenstein , chapter=4 citation , passage=I see by your eagerness and the wonder and hope which your eyes express, my friend, that you expect to be informed of the secret with which I am acquainted; that cannot be; listen patiently until the end of my story, and you will easily perceive why I am reserved upon that subject. I will not lead you on, unguarded and ardent as I then was, to your destruction and infallible misery.}}
  • Burning; glowing; shining.
  • Anagrams

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