Passion Definition

păshən
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noun
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An account of this.
Webster's New World
The sufferings of Jesus, beginning with his agony in the garden of Gethsemane and continuing to his death on the Cross.
Webster's New World
A state of strong sexual desire or love.
American Heritage
Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
Webster's New World
All such emotions collectively.
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Other Word Forms of Passion

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Singular:
passion
Plural:
passions

Origin of Passion

  • Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin passiō passiōn- sufferings of Jesus or a martyr from Late Latin physical suffering, martyrdom, sinful desire from Latin an undergoing from passus past participle of patī to suffer pē(i)- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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