Impassionate Im*pas"sion*ate, a. Strongly affected. --Smart. [1913 Webster]

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  • Impassionate — Im*pas sion*ate, v. t. To affect powerfully; to arouse the passions of. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impassionate — Im*pas sion*ate, a. [Pref. im not + passionate.] Without passion or feeling. Burton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impassionate — (adj.) free from passion, 1620s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + PASSIONATE (Cf. passionate). Related: Impassionately …   Etymology dictionary

  • impassionate — adjective /ɪmˈpæʃn̩.ət/ a) Lacking passion; dispassionate. Young ministers, deeply impressed and longing to pour out the burning, impassionate zeal of their own souls, are apt to abuse the use of this figure. b) Filled with passion; impassioned.… …   Wiktionary

  • impassionate — impassionately, adv. /im pash euh nit/, adj. filled with passion; impassioned. [1595 1605; IMPASSION + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Impassion — Im*pas sion, v. t. [Pref. im in + passion. Cf. {Empassion}, {Impassionate}, v.] To move or affect strongly with passion. [Archaic] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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