Associations to the word «Passion»


PASSION, noun. Any great, strong, powerful emotion, especially romantic love or hate.
PASSION, noun. Fervor, determination.
PASSION, noun. An object of passionate or romantic love or strong romantic interest.
PASSION, noun. Sexual intercourse, especially when very emotional
PASSION, noun. (Christianity) (usually capitalized) The suffering of Jesus leading up to and during his crucifixion.
PASSION, noun. A play, musical composition or display meant to commemorate the suffering of Jesus.
PASSION, noun. (obsolete) Suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress.
PASSION, noun. (obsolete) The state of being acted upon; subjection to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; opposed to action.
PASSION, noun. (obsolete) Capacity of being affected by external agents; susceptibility of impressions from external agents.
PASSION, noun. (obsolete) An innate quality, property, or attribute of a thing.
PASSION, noun. (obsolete) Disorder of the mind; madness.
PASSION, verb. (obsolete) To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated.
PASSION, verb. (transitive) To give a passionate character to.
PASSION FLOWER, noun. Various vines of the genus Passiflora, with showy flowers of a structure symbolic of the Passion of Christ.
PASSION FLOWERS, noun. Plural of Passion flower
PASSION FRUIT, noun. A plant, passiflora, that produces an edible fruit.
PASSION FRUIT, noun. The edible fruit of the passionflower, Passiflora edulis; a round fruit with a purple or yellow skin which is native to Brazil.
PASSION FRUIT, noun. (uncountable) The flesh of the edible fruit.
PASSION FRUITS, noun. Plural of passion fruit
PASSION OF A CONVERT, noun. Extreme enthusiasm shown by a person who has recently taken a new task or set of beliefs.
PASSION PIT, noun. (slang) A drive-in theatre, with particular reference to it as a place of intimacy.
PASSION PIT, noun. (slang) Any place where sexual activity commonly occurs.
PASSION PITS, noun. Plural of passion pit
PASSION PLAY, noun. A play depicting the Passion of Christ.
PASSION PLAY, noun. Any analogous religious story of martyrdom, such as the Muslim ta'ziya.
PASSION PLAYS, noun. Plural of passion play
PASSION POP, noun. (Australia) (informal) Any very cheap, fruity sparkling wine.
PASSION POP, proper noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) A brand of sweet, fruity (especially, passionfruit-flavoured) fizzy wine, noted for being cheap and popular among teenage girls.
PASSION POTION, noun. Love potion
PASSION POTIONS, noun. Plural of passion potion
PASSION SUNDAY, noun. The fifth Sunday in Lent, the second Sunday before Easter, the first day in Passiontide.

Dictionary definition

PASSION, noun. A strong feeling or emotion.
PASSION, noun. The trait of being intensely emotional.
PASSION, noun. Something that is desired intensely; "his rage for fame destroyed him".
PASSION, noun. An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.
PASSION, noun. A feeling of strong sexual desire.
PASSION, noun. Any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting";.
PASSION, noun. The suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion.

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