impassioned

  • 1 impassioned — impassioned, passionate, ardent, fervent, fervid, perfervid mean actuated by or showing intense feeling. Impassioned, though applicable to persons, is more often found in reference to utterance or artistic expression or to the mood or mental… …

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  • 2 Impassioned — Im*pas sioned, p. p. & a. Actuated or characterized by passion or zeal; showing warmth of feeling; ardent; animated; excited; as, an impassioned orator or discourse. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 impassioned — index eager, earnest, eloquent, fanatical, fervent, intense, perfervid, vehement, zealous …

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  • 4 impassioned — (adj.) c.1600, pp. adjective from IMPASSION (Cf. impassion) …

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  • 5 impassioned — [adj] excited, vehement animated, ardent, blazing, burning, deep, fervent, fervid, fierce, fiery, fired up*, flaming, furious, glowing, heated*, hot blooded*, inflamed, inspired, intense, melodramatic, moving, mushy, overemotional, passionate,… …

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  • 6 impassioned — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ filled with or showing great emotion …

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  • 7 impassioned — [im pash′ənd] adj. filled with passion; having or showing strong feeling; passionate; fiery; ardent SYN. PASSIONATE impassionedly adv …

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  • 8 impassioned — adjective Date: 1603 filled with passion or zeal ; showing great warmth or intensity of feeling Synonyms: impassioned, passionate, ardent, fervent, fervid, perfervid mean showing intense feeling. impassioned implies warmth and intensity without… …

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  • 9 impassioned — im|pas|sioned [ımˈpæʃənd] adj full of strong feeling and emotion ▪ She appeared on television to make an impassioned plea for help. ▪ an impassioned speech …

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  • 10 impassioned — [[t]ɪmpæ̱ʃ(ə)nd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n An impassioned speech or piece of writing is one in which someone expresses their strong feelings about an issue in a forceful way. [JOURNALISM or, WRITTEN] He made an impassioned appeal for peace. Syn:… …

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  • 11 impassioned — adjective an impassioned speech, request, argument etc is full of strong feeling and emotion: She appeared on television to make an impassioned appeal to the kidnappers …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 impassioned — adjective Filled with intense emotion or passion; fervent He made an impassioned plea for his life …

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  • 13 impassioned — adj. Impassioned is used with these nouns: ↑letter, ↑plea, ↑speech …

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  • 14 impassioned — im|pas|sioned [ ım pæʃnd ] adjective expressing a lot of emotion: an impassioned plea for help …

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  • 15 impassioned — adjective an impassioned commentary about the state of American politics Syn: emotional, heartfelt, wholehearted, earnest, sincere, fervent, ardent, passionate, fervid, intense, burning; vehement, zealous, heated; literary perfervid …

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  • 16 impassioned — UK [ɪmˈpæʃ(ə)nd] / US adjective expressing a lot of emotion an impassioned plea for help …

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  • 17 impassioned — adj. deeply felt; ardent (an impassioned plea) …

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  • 18 impassioned — impassionedly, adv. impassionedness, n. /im pash euhnd/, adj. filled with intense feeling or passion; passionate; ardent. [1595 1605; IMPASSION + ED2] Syn. emotional, vehement, fervent, fiery. Ant. apathetic. * * * …

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  • 19 impassioned — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, ablaze, afire, agog, amative, amatory, amorous, animated, aquiver, ardent, aroused, atingle, atwitter, blazing, boiling over, breathless, burning, bursting, carried away, committed, cordial, dedicated, deep …

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  • 20 impassioned — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ardent, fervent, heated, passionate, frenzied, excited. See excitement. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. moving, fervid, ardent; see intense , passionate 2 . See Synonym Study at passionate . III (Roget… …

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