passional

passional

[pash-uh-nl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or marked by passion.
2.
caused or accompanied by passion: a passional crime.
noun
3.
a book containing descriptions of the sufferings of saints and martyrs, for reading on their festivals.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin passiōnālis, equivalent to Late Latin passiōn- passion + Latin -ālis -al1; (noun) < Medieval Latin passiōnāle, noun use of neuter of passiōnālis

transpassional, adjective
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passional (ˈpæʃənəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or due to passion or the passions
 
n
2.  a book recounting the sufferings of Christian martyrs or saints

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