Passionate definition

păshə-nĭt
Marked by strong sexual desire; amorous or lustful.
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Readily aroused to sexual activity; sensual.
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Showing or expressing strong emotion; ardent.

A passionate speech against injustice.

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Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions.

A family of passionate personalities.

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Resulting from, expressing, or tending to arouse strong feeling; ardent; intense; impassioned.

A passionate speech.

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Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic and/or sexual.
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Having or showing strong feelings; full of passion.
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The definition of passionate is having or showing strong feelings, strong emotions or a strong sexual desire.

An example of passionate is someone who loves their career.

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Arising from or marked by passion.

A teacher who is passionate about her subject.

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Fired with intense feeling; ardent, blazing, burning.
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(obsolete) To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.
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Easily angered; hot-tempered.
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A passionate individual.
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Wrathful by temperament; choleric.
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Strong; vehement.
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Origin of passionate

  • From Medieval Latin passionatus, past participle of passionare (“to be affected with passion"); see passion.

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