What does passionate mean?

Definitions for passionate
ˈpæʃ ə nɪtpas·sion·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. passionate(adj)

    having or expressing strong emotions


  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.]


  1. Passionate

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

How to pronounce passionate?

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How to say passionate in sign language?

  1. passionate


  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

Examples of passionate in a Sentence

  1. Tom Zegan:

    Faith is a passionate intuition.

  2. John Feehery:

    Carly won it, she was passionate and tough.

  3. Virgilio Martinez:

    People are very passionate about their craft.

  4. Chuck, The World According to Chuck weblog, September 8, 2003:

    Calendars are for careful people, not passionate ones.

  5. John Chang:

    They're passionate, but they're not out there bragging.

Images & Illustrations of passionate

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