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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
Noun: Passion  pa-shun
  1. The suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
    - Passion of Christ

Derived forms: passions

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

Encyclopedia: Passion, Pain & Pleasure