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impassioned

[im-pash-uh nd] /ɪmˈpæʃ ənd/
adjective
1.
filled with intense feeling or passion; passionate; ardent.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; impassion + -ed2
Related forms
impassionedly, adverb
impassionedness, noun
unimpassioned, adjective
unimpassionedly, adverb
Synonyms
emotional, vehement, fervent, fiery.
Antonyms
apathetic.

impassion

[im-pash-uh n] /ɪmˈpæʃ ən/
verb (used with object)
1.
to fill, or affect strongly, with intense feeling or passion; inflame; excite.
Origin
1585-95; < Italian impassionare. See im-1, passion
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British Dictionary definitions for impassioned

impassioned

/ɪmˈpæʃənd/
adjective
1.
filled with passion; fiery; inflamed an impassioned appeal
Derived Forms
impassionedly, adverb
impassionedness, noun

impassion

/ɪmˈpæʃən/
verb
1.
(transitive) to arouse the passions of; inflame
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