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Passion (IPA: /ˈpæʃən/)


Passion (n.)

A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the time of the last supper and his death, esp. in the garden upon the cross.

Passion (n.)

The state of being acted upon; subjection to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; -- opposed to action.

Passion (n.)

Capacity of being affected by external agents; susceptibility of impressions from external agents.

Passion (n.)

The state of the mind when it is powerfully acted upon and influenced by something external to itself; the state of any particular faculty which, under such conditions, becomes extremely sensitive or uncontrollably excited; any emotion or sentiment (specifically, love or anger) in a state of abnormal or controlling activity; an extreme or inordinate desire; also, the capacity or susceptibility of being so affected; as, to be in a passion; the passions of love, hate, jealously, wrath, ambition, avarice, fear, etc.; a passion for war, or for drink; an orator should have passion as well as rhetorical skill.

Passion (n.)

Disorder of the mind; madness.

Passion (n.)

Passion week. See Passion week, below.

Passion (v. t.)

To give a passionate character to.

Passion (v. i.)

To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated.

Passion

Emotion

Passion

Final period in the life of Jesus

Passion

1989 studio album by Peter Gabriel

Passion

1982 film by Jean-Luc Godard

Passion

Song by Hikaru Utada

Passion Synonyms

Heat, Warmth

Passion Synonyms

Love

Passion Synonyms

Cacoethes, Mania

Passion Synonyms

Passion, Passion Of Christ

Passion Synonyms

Passionateness

Passion Synonyms

Rage

Spanish Translation

Passion in Spanish is Pasión

Tagalog Translation

Passion in Tagalog is Damdamin

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Man in a Passion rides a mad Horse." - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A master passion is the love of news." - George Crabbe

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A religious man is a person whose greatest passion is compassion." - Compassion

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance." - Passion

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alas, why gnaw you so your nether lip? Some bloody passion shakes your very frame; These are portents; but yet I hope, I hope, They do not point on me." - Passion


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