passion


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Synonyms for passion

Synonyms for passion

powerful, intense emotion

the passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other

a strong, enthusiastic liking for something

passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example

a subject or activity that inspires lively interest

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the trait of being intensely emotional

something that is desired intensely

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a feeling of strong sexual desire

any object of warm affection or devotion

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the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion

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A zeal for different opinions concerning religion, concerning government, and many other points, as well of speculation as of practice; an attachment to different leaders ambitiously contending for pre-eminence and power; or to persons of other descriptions whose fortunes have been interesting to the human passions, have, in turn, divided mankind into parties, inflamed them with mutual animosity, and rendered them much more disposed to vex and oppress each other than to co-operate for their common good.
And, as we were saying, the united influence of music and gymnastic will bring them into accord, nerving and sustaining the reason with noble words and lessons, and moderating and soothing and civilizing the wildness of passion by harmony and rhythm?
To note the curious hard logic of passion, and the emotional coloured life of the intellect--to observe where they met, and where they separated, at what point they were in unison, and at what point they were at discord--there was a delight in that!
The pulse and passion of youth were in him, but he was becoming self-conscious.
Sometimes this was the effect of art, and chiefly of the art of literature, which dealt immediately with the passions and the intellect.
It was clear to him that the experimental method was the only method by which one could arrive at any scientific analysis of the passions; and certainly Dorian Gray was a subject made to his hand, and seemed to promise rich and fruitful results.
They resign each other without complaint to the good offices which man and woman are severally appointed to discharge in time, and exchange the passion which once could not lose sight of its object, for a cheerful, disengaged furtherance, whether present or absent, of each other's designs.
If aliens landed on Earth, how would you explain passion to them?
Philippine Opera Company (POC) will mark its 20th anniversary with the production of Stephen Sondheim's Tony-winning musical, 'Passion,' on Sept.
ISLAMABAD -- According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, public opinion on whether Pakistan Day (23rd March) was celebrated with more fervor and passion this year or last year is equally divided.
figure By NYT Passion can be an energising, fulfilling force, the stuff upon which businesses are built, works of art are created and Olympic medals are won.However, if you're not careful, passion can become an equally destructive curse, leading to suffering and distress.
It is true, each of these is important, but even if your business is cash-rich and your service is spot on, without passion, you can forget being number one.
STB won the award for its Passion Made Possible campaign which centered on sharing Singapore's spirit and story to inspire Filipino travelers to pursue their own passions in the city-state.
ST BOTOLPH'S Church is set to play host to a special concert to raise money for the Passion youth centre.
But his tidings changed last year, when he started passion fruits farming.