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Definition of Passionate

Passionate

  1. Capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature.
  2. Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship.
  3. Suffering; sorrowful.
  4. To affect with passion; to impassion.
  5. To express feelingly or sorrowfully.

Passionate Quotations

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn't much. But the things that I'm really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I'm not successful, what do I have?
Eminem

When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.
Howard Schultz

Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks.
Yo-Yo Ma
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Passionate Translations

passionate in Dutch is hartstochtelijk
passionate in Latin is animosus, fervidus
passionate in Spanish is apasionado