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Definition of 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.

You have to balance, but you can be aggressive as a chef. It benefits the food. You have to be passionate. You can't be angry cooking.
Marcus Samuelsson

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

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

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
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Passionate Translations

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