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1. passionate

adjective. ['ˈpæʃənət'] having or expressing strong emotions.

Synonyms

  • emotional
  • loving
  • torrid
  • ardent
  • lustful
  • ablaze
  • choleric
  • fervid
  • lusty
  • fanatic
  • overzealous
  • fanatical
  • rabid
  • concupiscent
  • aroused
  • fervent
  • enthusiastic
  • perfervid
  • aflame
  • fiery
  • wild
  • impassioned
  • demon-ridden

Antonyms

  • cold
  • unemotional
  • unloving
  • unenthusiastic

Etymology

  • passionatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Passionate

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  • definite

How do you pronounce passionate?

Pronounce passionate as ˈpæʃənət.

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Example sentences of the word passionate


1. Adjective
If you are passionate about what you are selling or creating then it will pay off.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Red and pink roses together combine the essences of passionate love and gentle romance.

Quotes containing the word passionate


1. Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. My focus is my art, and that's what I love to do. I have to be really passionate in order to do something. I've turned down many things that I just didn't believe in.
- Beyonce Knowles

3. Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning 'bit' always switched on.
- Satya Nadella

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