Passionate

Definition of Passionate

Pas´sion`ate
a.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.
Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate.
- Prior.
2.Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship.
3.Suffering; sorrowful.
v. i.1.To affect with passion; to impassion.
Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard,
The godly king and queen did passionate.
- Spenser.
2.To express feelingly or sorrowfully.

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