What does Passionate mean?
Definitions for Passionate
ˈpæʃ ə nɪtpas·sion·ate
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Passionate.
having or expressing strong emotions
A passionate individual.
To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.
Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic and/or sexual.
Fired with intense feeling; ardent, blazing, burning.
Etymology: From passionatus, past participle of passionare; see passion.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: passionné, French.
My whole endeavour is to resolve the conscience, and to shew what, in this controversy, the heart is to think, if it will follow the light of sound and sincere judgment, without either cloud of prejudice or mist of passionate affection. Richard Hooker.
Thucydides observes, that men are much more passionate for injustice than for violence; because the one coming as from an equal seems rapine; when the other proceeding from one stronger is but the effect of necessity. Edward Hyde.
Good angels looked upon this ship of Noah’s with a passionate concern for its safety. Burnet.
Men, upon the near approach of death, have been rouzed up into such a lively sense of their guilt, such a passionate degree of concern and remorse, that, if ten thousand ghosts had appeared to them, they scarce could have had a fuller conviction of their danger. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.
’s Achilles is haughty and passionate, impatient of any restraint by laws, and arrogant in arms. Matthew Prior.
An old word. Obsolete.
Etymology: from passion.
Great pleasure mix’d with pitiful regard,
That godly king and queen did passionate,
Whilst they his pitiful adventures heard,
That oft they did lament his luckless state. Fairy Queen.
Thy neice and I want hands,
And cannot passionate our tenfold grief
With folded arms. William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus.
Passion (Greek πάσχω "to suffer, to be acted on" and Late Latin (chiefly Christian) passio "passion; suffering" (from Latin pati "to suffer"; participle: passus)) is a term used to denote strong and intractable or barely controllable emotion or inclination with respect to a particular person or thing. Passion can range from eager interest in, or admiration for, an idea, proposal, or cause; to enthusiastic enjoyment of an interest or activity; to strong attraction, excitement, or emotion towards a person. It is particularly used in the context of romance or sexual desire, though it generally implies a deeper or more encompassing emotion than that implied by the term lust, often incorporating ideas of ecstasy and/or suffering. Denis Diderot (1713-1784) describes passions as "penchants, inclinations, desires and aversions carried to a certain degree of intensity, combined with an indistinct sensation of pleasure or pain, occasioned or accompanied by some irregular movement of the blood and animal spirits, are what we call passions. They can be so strong as to inhibit all practice of personal freedom, a state in which the soul is in some sense rendered passive; whence the name passions. This inclination or so-called disposition of the soul, is born of the opinion we hold that a great good or a great evil is contained in an object which in and of itself arouses passion".
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
characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship
to affect with passion; to impassion
to express feelingly or sorrowfully
Etymology: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]
Having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid.
To express with a passion.
My sister is passionate about psychology, manifestations and creation of optimum health for all, global peace, harmony, balance and shared prosperity for all on planet earth.
Submitted by MaryC on April 6, 2020
The numerical value of Passionate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Passionate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Passionate in a Sentence
Feeling passionate about something is like getting a peak at your soul smiling back at you.
Amie Harwick and I had a love that people are lucky to have once in a lifetime, amie Harwick was a positive force in the world, a tireless and unapologetic champion for women, and passionate about Amie Harwick work as a therapist. I am overcome with grief. I would like to thank you in advance for giving Drew Carey and everyone who loved Amie Harwick privacy while we try to work through this tragic situation.
While there's still so much to do right on the heels of launching Novi — and I remain as passionate as ever about the need for change in our payments and financial systems — my entrepreneurial DNA has been nudging me for too many mornings in a row to continue ignoring it.
I ’m sorry but I ’m so passionate, they wo n’t stop me because they want to silence me. This is Britain, my friend. They have their opinions and I have Bashkim Krasniqi. They hate him, I love him.
There was no real physical material that we could mimic, there was no found footage or anything of how he spoke. You know, the cliché is a picture says a thousand words, but it really is true, we tried to capture the essence of this man and his resilience that you could see in the pictures, you could read in the book. He's fiercely passionate and that's something I could really dial into.
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- apassionatCatalan, Valencian
- intohimoinen, palava, kiihkeä, tulinenFinnish
- feargach, dìoghrasach, dianScottish Gaelic
- remurere, tūkahaMāori
- стра́стный, пы́лкийRussian
- đam mê, dể giậnVietnamese
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