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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 ?
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.
A good man had a beautiful wife, whom he loved passionately, and never left if possible.
He wrote her that he wore her hare over his hart--"and he stole it," Cecily threw passionately over her shoulder at Mr.
Besides the service and society, Vronsky had another great interest--horses; he was passionately fond of horses.
Aramis was neither an imaginative nor a sensitive man; he had been somewhat of a poet in his youth, but his heart was hard and indifferent, as the heart of every man of fifty-five years of age is, who has been frequently and passionately attached to women in his lifetime, or rather who has been passionately loved by them.
Beginning with spasmodic words, he went on to speak more and more fluently, more and more passionately, feeling her leaning towards him, listening with wonder like a child, with gratitude like a woman.
I hate any man who admires you," he burst out passionately, "let him be who he may
I didn't LEARN to care," said Leslie, walking on and speaking passionately.
The one was a well-to- do country gentleman, the other a beautiful and accomplished woman to whom he was passionately attached with what I now know to have been a jealous and exacting devotion.
As for the bride, she was now in her honeymoon, and so passionately fond of her new husband that he never appeared to her to be in the wrong; and his displeasure against any person was a sufficient reason for her dislike to the same.
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.
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering, and that is a fact.