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

Wiktionary

  1. passionate(Noun)

    A passionate individual.

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

  2. passionate(Verb)

    To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.

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

  3. passionate(Adjective)

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

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

  4. passionate(Adjective)

    Fired with intense feeling; ardent, blazing, burning.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]

  2. Passionate(adj)

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

    Etymology: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]

  3. Passionate(adj)

    suffering; sorrowful

    Etymology: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]

  4. Passionate(verb)

    to affect with passion; to impassion

    Etymology: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]

  5. Passionate(verb)

    to express feelingly or sorrowfully

    Etymology: [LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionn.]

Freebase

  1. Passionate

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

Editors Contribution

  1. passionate

    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  

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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

Examples of passionate in a Sentence

  1. Phil Wilkinson:

    When the athletes arrive and sport begins, the country will get behind it, and we will see an excitable and passionate audience engage with the Games, we are confident that, 100 days out, we are in a good position.

  2. Lindy Conant:

    I feel like the younger generation – millennials – sometimes can get a bad rap, but the thing I love about it is that they are all-in on whatever they’re going for…and the ones that are going after the Lord they’re so passionate about it that I feel like that’s what changes our nation – their passion and their hunger.

  3. Deja Foxx:

    I am first and foremost a Planned Parenthood patient, that's the background that I come from, and that's one of the things that makes me feel passionate about this work.

  4. Germany Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We have the character of an island nation - independent, forthright, passionate in defense of our sovereignty - and of institutions that have served us well for many hundreds of years, but we are also an open nation ... And I never want us to pull up the drawbridge and retreat from the world.

  5. Former England captain Beckham:

    Besides being a great friend, he is the person that is most passionate about soccer and Real Madrid that I have met and the best player I've ever played with.

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