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Passion 1Definition: 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.
Passion 2Definition: The state of being acted upon; subjection to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; opposed to action.
Passion 3Definition: Capacity of being affected by external
agents; susceptibility of
impressions from external
Passion 4Definition: 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.
Passion 5Definition: Disorder of the mind; madness.
Passion 6Definition: Passion week. See Passion week, below.
Passion 7Definition: To give a passionate character to.
Passion 8Definition: To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated.
passion 9Definition: intense passion or emotion
passion 10Definition: any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting";
passion 11Definition: strong feeling or emotion
passion 12Definition: a feeling of strong sexual desire
passion 13Definition: an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
passion 14Definition: something that is desired intensely; "his rage for fame destroyed him"
Passion 15Definition: the suffering of Jesus at the crucifixion