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American English: /ˈpæʃən/
British English: /ˈpaʃ(ə)n/

Translation of passion in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable 1.1 (emotion) he played with passion
    tocó apasionadamente or con pasión
    she spoke with passion
    habló con vehemencia or ardor
    passions were aroused by the controversy
    la polémica exaltó los ánimos
    Example sentences
    • But I think Kate got her passion, her strong feelings from approval of what here mother was doing.
    • In addition to education in specific areas of interest, one should also have a strong innate passion and interest for the profession.
    • Within the context of modernity, the autonomous artist, as a creative being, explores varying moods, passion, sentiments and emotions.
    1.2 (love, enthusiasm) crime of passion a night of passion
    una noche de pasión
    golf is his ruling passion
    el golf es su gran pasión or la pasión de su vida
    he has a passion for music/Wagner
    le apasiona la música/Wagner
    Example sentences
    • One or both of you begins to feel suffocated, and the intense vulnerability of sexual passion that was so easy in the early days becomes impossible.
    • Quite the contrary - friendship, love, and sexual passion can all take many forms, and they are likely to be expressed in strong ways in any imaginable society.
    • Erotic love and sexual passion are not things that simply happen to people; you can learn to create them over your lifetime with the same lover.
    Example sentences
    • But he came with a wealth of knowledge, an abundance of enthusiasm and a passion for the club where his career had kicked off 30 years earlier.
    • Two galleries who partnered with auto dealers found that luxury car enthusiasts also have a passion for art
    • I have the greatest of admiration for people who have a passion for politics.
    1.3 (rage) to be in a passion
    estar fuera de sí
    to fly into a passion
    montar en cólera
    in a fit of passion
  • 2 (Religion)the Passion the St Matthew Passion
    la Pasión según San Mateo
    Example sentences
    • He laments the fact that the U.S. bishops have not explicitly condemned the film even though it appears to violate their own norms for presentations of the Passion of Jesus.
    • Burton is clearly not happy with the way those afflicted assimilated their suffering to the Passion of Christ, thus giving it personal meaning.
    • She has painted a series of larger than life-sized paintings and drawings depicting the Passion of Jesus.
    Example sentences
    • There is no single Gospel story of the Passion; there are subtle differences among the four accounts.
    • But soon enough we hear the Passion narrative as told by St. Luke, and the atmosphere changes.
    • But we move from the procession to the long narrative for the day, the full Passion from Matthew.
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