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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Passionate  \Pas"sion*ate\,  a.  [LL.  passionatus:  cf  F. 
  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.  ``The  passionate  Pilgrim.''  --Shak. 
  3.  Suffering;  sorrowful.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Passionate  \Pas"sion*ate\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  affect  with  passion;  to  impassion.  [Obs.] 
  Great  pleasure,  mixed  with  pitiful  regard,  The  godly 
  kind  and  queen  did  passionate.  --Spenser. 
  2.  To  express  feelingly  or  sorrowfully.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  having  or  expressing  strong  emotions  [ant:  {passionless}] 

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