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passion

noun

1 passion

A strong feeling or emotion.

synonym: passionateness.

Roget 820: affections, affect; character, qualities, disposition, nature, spirit, tone; temper, temperament; diathesis, idiosyncrasy; cast of mind, cast of soul, ... show more

Roget 828: mental suffering, pain, dolor; suffering, sufferance; ache, smart etc. (physical pain) 378; passion.    displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, ... show more

Roget 824: excitation of feeling; mental excitement; suscitation, galvanism, stimulation, piquance, piquancy, provocation, inspiration, calling forth, infection; animation, agitation, perturbation; ... show more

Dutch: hartstocht, passie
Polish: burza, namiętność, ogień, pożar, płomień, wicher, żar



2 passion

The trait of being intensely emotional.

synonyms: heat, warmth.

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Roget 821: feeling; suffering etc. v.; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response; sympathy etc. (love) 897; ... show more

Dutch: hartstochtelijkheid, infatuatie, manie, onstuimigheid

3 passion

Something that is desired intensely.

synonym: rage.

Roget 173: violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness etc. adj.; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], ... show more

4 passion

An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.

synonyms: cacoethes, mania.

Roget 865: desire, wish, fancy, fantasy; want, need, exigency.    mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, ... show more

Polish: mania

5 passion

A feeling of strong sexual desire.

6 passion

Any object of warm affection or devotion:
— He has a passion for cock fighting.

synonym: love.

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more

Dutch: hartstocht, passie

7 Passion

The suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion.

synonym: Passion of Christ.

Polish: męka Pańska, pasja


Moby thesaurus: Alecto, Amor, Christian love, Eros, Megaera, Negro spiritual, Nemesis, Platonic love, Tisiphone, abandon, ache, aching, admiration, adoration, affect, affection, affectivity, agape, agitation, agony ... show more.

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