Definition of passionate in English:

passionate

Line breaks: pas¦sion|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈpaʃ(ə)nət
 
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adjective

Derivatives

passionately

adverb
More example sentences
  • She eats organic cheese but no butter or milk, and is passionately against intensive dairy farming.
  • Today, tolerance is used as an excuse to avoid debating ideas and arguing passionately for what one believes.
  • Ravi was passionately in love with the silver screen ever since his childhood.

passionateness

noun
More example sentences
  • In this sense, moral consciousness is fully compatible with the passionateness of being, and the exercise of the intellect joins each to each.

Origin

late Middle English (also in the senses 'easily moved to passion' and 'enraged'): from medieval Latin passionatus 'full of passion', from passio (see passion).

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