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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.passionately - with passion; "she kissed him passionately"
2.passionately - in a stormy or violent mannerpassionately - in a stormy or violent manner  

passionately

adverb
2. lovingly, with passion, erotically, ardently, sexily (informal), sensually, lustfully, amorously, steamily (informal), libidinously, desirously She kissed him passionately.
lovingly coldly, frigidly, unresponsively, unlovingly
3. furiously, angrily, violently, excitably, tempestuously, fierily, stormily, irascibly, hot-headedly She burst out passionately, `Shut up!'
furiously calmly, placidly, unexcitably
Translations
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passionately

[ˈpæʃənɪtlɪ] ADV [love, embrace, kiss] → apasionadamente, con pasión; [believe, desire] → ardientemente, fervientemente
she argued passionately in his defenceabogó con vehemencia en su favor, lo defendió con vehemencia
he was passionately devoted to his sistersentía una devoción ciega por su hermana
I was passionately in love with himestaba locamente enamorada de él, lo amaba apasionadamente or con pasión

passionately

[ˈpæʃənətli] adv
(= deeply) to believe passionately in sth → croire passionnément à qch
to believe passionately that ... → être intimement convaincu(e) que ...
I believe passionately that → Je suis intimement convaincu que ...
to care passionately
The thing I care passionately about is → Ce qui me tient terriblement à cœur, c'est ...
to feel passionately that ... → avoir le sentiment intime que ...
passionately committed
He remained passionately committed to reforming society → Il était toujours passionnément attaché à l'idée d'une réforme sociale.
to be passionately interested in sth → s'intéresser passionnément à qch
He was passionately interested in painting → Il s'intéressait passionnément à la peinture.
to be passionately in love [couple] → s'aimer passionnément; [one person]
He was passionately in love with her → Il l'aimait passionnément.
to be passionately opposed to sth → être farouchement opposé(e) à qch
(= with passion) [speak] → avec passion; [kiss] → passionnémentpassion fruit nfruit m de la passionpassion killer ntue l'amour m invpassion play nmystère m de la Passion

passionately

advleidenschaftlich; oh yes, she said passionatelyo ja, sagte sie voller Leidenschaft; she wept passionatelysie weinte heiße Tränen; to be passionately fond of somethingetw unwahrscheinlich gernhaben; to be passionately in love with somebodyleidenschaftlich in jdn verliebt sein; a passionately held beliefeine felsenfeste Überzeugung

passionately

[ˈpæʃnɪtlɪ] adv (embrace, speak) → appassionatamente; (believe, desire) → ardentemente
to be passionately fond of → adorare
References in classic literature ?
He did not soon forget the reproachful glance Amy gave him, as she went, without a word to anyone, straight into the anteroom, snatched her things, and left the place "forever," as she passionately declared to herself.
His walking in the fields and through the forests at night had brought him close to nature and there were forces in the passionately religious man that ran out to the forces in nature.
At a very early age--perhaps it was when she traversed the ocean of waving grass--she remembered that she had been passionately enamored of a dignified and sad-eyed cavalry officer who visited her father in Kentucky.
When I first came to this country, there was a woman I loved passionately.
cried Hepzibah mournfully, not passionately, "it is you that are diseased in mind, not Clifford
Dimmesdale, passionately, and turning his eyes, full and bright, and with a kind of fierceness, on old Roger Chillingworth.
A rigid control, from the next day, was, as I have said, to follow them; yet how often and how passionately, for a week, we came back together to the subject
Look ye here, then, cried Ahab, passionately advancing, and leaning with both hands on Perth's shoulders; look ye here -- here --can ye smoothe out a seam like this, blacksmith, sweeping one hand across his ribbed brow;;if thou could'st, blacksmith, glad enough would I lay my head upon thy anvil, and feel thy heaviest hammer between my eyes.
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.
She was a very faulty and passionately human child, with no aspirations towards being an angel of the house, but she had a sense of duty and a desire to be good,--respectably, decently good.
Harriet Smith might think herself not unworthy of being peculiarly, exclusively, passionately loved by Mr.
But when this passed away, when her spirits became collected, when she saw that to the perfect good-breeding of the gentleman, he united frankness and vivacity, and above all, when she heard him declare, that of music and dancing he was passionately fond, she gave him such a look of approbation as secured the largest share of his discourse to herself for the rest of his stay.