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Adjective: impassioned  im'pa-shund
  1. Characterized by intense emotion
    "an impassioned appeal";
    - ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, perfervid, torrid
Noun: passion  pa-shun
  1. A strong feeling or emotion
    - passionateness
     
  2. The trait of being intensely emotional
    - heat, warmth
     
  3. Something that is desired intensely
    "his passion for fame destroyed him";
    - rage
     
  4. An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
    - mania, cacoethes
     
  5. A feeling of strong sexual desire
     
  6. Any object of warm affection or devotion
    "he has a passion for cock fighting";
    - love

See also: passionate

Type of: concupiscence, desire, emotionalism, emotionality, eros, feeling, irrational motive, object, physical attraction, sexual desire

Encyclopedia: Impassioned

Passion, Grace and Fire