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passion
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress ( as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the time of the last supper and his death, esp. in the garden upon the cross.
2. Capacity of being affected by external agents; susceptibility of impressions from external agents.
5. week. See week, below.
6. The state of the mind when it is powerfully acted upon and influenced by something external to itself; the state of any particular faculty which, under such conditions, becomes extremely sensitive or uncontrollably excited; any emotion or sentiment ( specifically, love or anger) in a state of abnormal or controlling activity; an extreme or inordinate desire; also, the capacity or susceptibility of being so affected; as, to be in a passion; the passions of love, hate, jealously, wrath, ambition, avarice, fear, etc.; a passion for war, or for drink; an orator should have passion as well as rhetorical skill.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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