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Definition 1: the trait of being intensely emotional - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for passion in the sense of this definition

(passion is a kind of ...) emotional nature or quality

(... is a kind of passion ) a passionate and quick-tempered nature

Definition 2: any object of warm affection or devotion - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where passion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the theater was her first love
  • he has a passion for cock fighting

Synonyms for passion in the sense of this definition

(passion is a kind of ...) the focus of cognitions or feelings

"objects of thought" "the object of my affection"

Definition 3: a strong feeling or emotion - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for passion in the sense of this definition

(passion is a kind of ...) the experiencing of affective and emotional states

"she had a feeling of euphoria" "he had terrible feelings of guilt" "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"

(... is a kind of passion ) a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration

(... is a kind of passion ) a feeling of extreme emotional intensity

"the wildness of his anger"

(... is a kind of passion ) feelings of great warmth and intensity

"he spoke with great ardor"

(... is a kind of passion ) violent passion in speech or action

"frightened by the storminess of their argument"

Definition 4: a feeling of strong sexual desire - [noun denoting feeling]

(passion is a kind of ...) a desire for sexual intimacy

Definition 5: an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action - [noun denoting motive]

Synonyms for passion in the sense of this definition

(passion is a kind of ...) a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic

(... is a kind of passion ) an uncontrollable desire to set fire to things

(... is a kind of passion ) an irresistible desire to pick at superficial body parts (as in obsessive nail-biting)

(... is a kind of passion ) an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies

(... is a kind of passion ) a mania restricted to one thing or idea

(... is a kind of passion ) pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking

(... is a kind of passion ) an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive

(... is a kind of passion ) an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs

(... is a kind of passion ) an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

(... is a kind of passion ) an intense desire to be alone or out in the open

(... is a kind of passion ) an irresistible urge to pull out your own hair

Definition 6: something that is desired intensely - [noun denoting state]

Samples where passion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his rage for fame destroyed him

Synonyms for passion in the sense of this definition

(passion is a kind of ...) something that is desired

Definition 7: the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for passion in the sense of this definition

(passion is a kind of ...) a state of acute pain

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