impassion

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im·pas·sion

 (ĭm-păsh′ən)
tr.v. im·pas·sioned, im·pas·sion·ing, im·pas·sions
To arouse the passions of.

[Italian impassionare : in-, in (from Latin; see in-2) + passione, passion (from Latin passiō, passiōn-, emotion; see passion).]

impassion

(ɪmˈpæʃən)
vb
(tr) to arouse the passions of; inflame

im•pas•sion

(ɪmˈpæʃ ən)
v.t.
to fill with intense feeling; inflame; excite.
[1585–95; < Italian impassionare]

impassion


Past participle: impassioned
Gerund: impassioning

Imperative
impassion
impassion
Present
I impassion
you impassion
he/she/it impassions
we impassion
you impassion
they impassion
Preterite
I impassioned
you impassioned
he/she/it impassioned
we impassioned
you impassioned
they impassioned
Present Continuous
I am impassioning
you are impassioning
he/she/it is impassioning
we are impassioning
you are impassioning
they are impassioning
Present Perfect
I have impassioned
you have impassioned
he/she/it has impassioned
we have impassioned
you have impassioned
they have impassioned
Past Continuous
I was impassioning
you were impassioning
he/she/it was impassioning
we were impassioning
you were impassioning
they were impassioning
Past Perfect
I had impassioned
you had impassioned
he/she/it had impassioned
we had impassioned
you had impassioned
they had impassioned
Future
I will impassion
you will impassion
he/she/it will impassion
we will impassion
you will impassion
they will impassion
Future Perfect
I will have impassioned
you will have impassioned
he/she/it will have impassioned
we will have impassioned
you will have impassioned
they will have impassioned
Future Continuous
I will be impassioning
you will be impassioning
he/she/it will be impassioning
we will be impassioning
you will be impassioning
they will be impassioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been impassioning
you have been impassioning
he/she/it has been impassioning
we have been impassioning
you have been impassioning
they have been impassioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been impassioning
you will have been impassioning
he/she/it will have been impassioning
we will have been impassioning
you will have been impassioning
they will have been impassioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been impassioning
you had been impassioning
he/she/it had been impassioning
we had been impassioning
you had been impassioning
they had been impassioning
Conditional
I would impassion
you would impassion
he/she/it would impassion
we would impassion
you would impassion
they would impassion
Past Conditional
I would have impassioned
you would have impassioned
he/she/it would have impassioned
we would have impassioned
you would have impassioned
they would have impassioned
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impassion

verb
To arouse the emotions of; make ardent:
Translations
References in classic literature ?
"But you are beautiful," I continued, becoming quite impassioned.
The impassioned eloquence of the desperado at length produced an effect; and a band of braves enlisted under his guidance, to penetrate into the Blackfoot country, harass their Villages, carry off their horses, and commit all kinds of depredations.
On the present occasion, abandoned entirely to a remembrance which evoked all the past in her heart, she looked almost as beautiful as in the days of her youth, when her palace was open to the visits of the Duke of Buckingham's father, then a young and impassioned man, as well as an unfortunate prince, who lived for her alone, and died with her name upon his lips.
And thorny crown of this sad conception was that she whom he really did prefer in a cursory way to the rest, she who knew herself to be more impassioned in nature, cleverer, more beautiful than they, was in the eyes of propriety far less worthy of him than the homelier ones whom he ignored.