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pas·sion·ate

 (păsh′ə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions: a family of passionate personalities.
2. Wrathful by temperament; choleric.
3. Marked by strong sexual desire; amorous or lustful.
4. Showing or expressing strong emotion; ardent: a passionate speech against injustice.
5. Arising from or marked by passion: a teacher who is passionate about her subject.

pas′sion·ate·ly adv.

passionate

(ˈpæʃənɪt)
adj
1. manifesting or exhibiting intense sexual feeling or desire: a passionate lover.
2. capable of, revealing, or characterized by intense emotion: a passionate plea.
3. easily roused to anger; quick-tempered
ˈpassionately adv
ˈpassionateness n

pas•sion•ate

(ˈpæʃ ə nɪt)

adj.
1. having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid; zealous.
2. easily aroused to or influenced by sexual desire; ardently sensual.
3. expressing, showing, or marked by intense or strong feeling; emotional: passionate language.
4. intense or vehement, as emotions or feelings: passionate grief.
5. easily moved to anger; hotheaded.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin passiōnātus= Late Latin passiōn- passion + Latin -ātus -ate1]
pas′sion•ate•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
enthusiastic - having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
hot - extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
passionless - not passionate; "passionless observation of human nature"

passionate

adjective
2. loving, erotic, hot, sexy (informal), aroused, sensual, ardent, steamy (informal), wanton, amorous, lustful, desirous a passionate embrace
loving cold, frigid, unresponsive, passionless, unloving

passionate

adjective
Translations
إنْفِعالي، عاطِفي، سَريع الغَضَب
vášnivý
lidenskabelig
szenvedélyes
ástríîufullur
strasten
ateşlicoşkun

passionate

[ˈpæʃənɪt] ADJ [affair, love, kiss] → apasionado; [believer, supporter] → ardiente, ferviente; [desire] → ardiente, vehemente; [speech] → apasionado, vehemente; [belief] → inquebrantable; [interest] → enorme
he is passionate in his desire to achieve thistiene un deseo ardiente or vehemente de conseguir esto
to be passionate about sthser un apasionado de algo
we're both passionate gardenersa los dos nos apasiona or entusiasma la jardinería
she has a passionate hatred of conservatismodia a muerte el conservadurismo

passionate

[ˈpæʃənət] adj
[kiss, affair] → passionné(e)
[person] → passionné(e)
[belief, commitment] → passionné(e)
to be a passionate believer in sth → croire passionnément à qch

passionate

adjleidenschaftlich; to be passionate about somethingfür etw eine Leidenschaft haben

passionate

[ˈpæʃnɪt] adj (embrace, speech) → appassionato/a; (temperament, person) → passionale; (believer) → convinto/a; (desire) → ardente

passion

(ˈpӕʃən) noun
very strong feeling, especially of anger or love. He argued with great passion; He has a passion for chocolate.
ˈpassionate (-nət) adjective
having very strong feelings; intense or emotional. a passionate woman; passionate hatred.

passionate

a. apasionado-a.
References in classic literature ?
All flashed indignant or appealing glances at the inexorable Davis, and one passionate lime lover burst into tears.
More and more as he thought of the matter, he thought also of David and his passionate self-love was partially forgotten.
He was one of the martyrs to that terrible delusion, which should teach us, among its other morals, that the influential classes, and those who take upon themselves to be leaders of the people, are fully liable to all the passionate error that has ever characterized the maddest mob.
Of an impulsive and passionate nature, she had fortified herself to encounter the stings and venomous stabs of public contumely, wreaking itself in every variety of insult; but there was a quality so much more terrible in the solemn mood of the popular mind, that she longed rather to behold all those rigid countenances contorted with scornful merriment, and herself the object.
There beat in me indeed, with the passionate throb of this question an equal dumb appeal as to how the deuce I should.
gritted Ahab between his set teeth, and violently moving away, as if to avoid some passionate temptation.
And this is their utterance; merry and boisterous, or mournful and wailing, or passionate and rebellious, this music is their music, music of home.
For a year or two Eliza saw her husband frequently, and there was nothing to interrupt their happiness, except the loss of two infant children, to whom she was passionately attached, and whom she mourned with a grief so intense as to call for gentle remonstrance from her mistress, who sought, with maternal anxiety, to direct her naturally passionate feelings within the bounds of reason and religion.
Tragic as that history seemed to her passionate and undisciplined mind, she told it truthfully and without exaggeration.
Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly free from those degrading vices to which Mr.
Jennings no language, within her reach in her moments of happiest eloquence, could have expressed; and now she could reproach her only by the tears which streamed from her eyes with passionate violence--a reproach, however, so entirely lost on its object, that after many expressions of pity, she withdrew, still referring her to the letter of comfort.
What we tell you is for your good," added Bessie, in no harsh voice, "you should try to be useful and pleasant, then, perhaps, you would have a home here; but if you become passionate and rude, Missis will send you away, I am sure.