passionate


passionate

adjective

  1. having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid: a passionate advocate of socialism.
  2. easily aroused to or influenced by sexual desire; ardently sensual.
  3. expressing, showing, or marked by intense or strong feeling; emotional: passionate language.
  4. intense or vehement, as emotions or feelings: passionate grief.
  5. easily moved to anger; quick-tempered; irascible.

adjective

  1. manifesting or exhibiting intense sexual feeling or desirea passionate lover
  2. capable of, revealing, or characterized by intense emotiona passionate plea
  3. easily roused to anger; quick-tempered

adj.early 15c., “angry; emotional,” from Medieval Latin passionatus “affected with passion,” from Latin passio (genitive passionis) “passion” (see passion). Specific sense of “amorous” is attested from 1580s. Related: Passionately.

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