What does passionate mean?

Definitions for passionateˈpæʃ ə nɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word passionate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. passionate(adj)

    having or expressing strong emotions

Wiktionary

  1. passionate(Noun)

    A passionate individual.

  2. passionate(Verb)

    To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.

  3. passionate(Adjective)

    Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic and/or sexual.

  4. passionate(Adjective)

    Fired with intense feeling; ardent, blazing, burning.

  5. Origin: From passionatus, past participle of passionare; see passion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Passionate(adj)

    capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature

  2. Passionate(adj)

    characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship

  3. Passionate(adj)

    suffering; sorrowful

  4. Passionate(verb)

    to affect with passion; to impassion

  5. Passionate(verb)

    to express feelingly or sorrowfully

  6. Origin: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]

Freebase

  1. Passionate

    Having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of passionate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of passionate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deborah Price:

    They think that just because they are passionate about it, everyone should be passionate about it.

  2. Rabbi Benjy Silverman:

    She was passionate about Judaism, she was passionate about her kids, and she did a great job of fulfilling the values that were important to her.

  3. Oliver Bevan:

    Playing seems to be both disinterested and passionate at the same time disinterested in that it is not for real, and passionate in the absorption it requires.

  4. William Butler Yeats:

    Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.

  5. James Goldston:

    No one was more passionate about his craft than Mike, he had recently been immersed in a new project for HBO to adapt 'Master Class,' Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play about opera legend Maria Callas. The project reunited him with Meryl Streep, one of his most frequent collaborators.

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