of, pertaining to, or marked by passion.
caused or accompanied by passion: a passional crime.
a book containing descriptions of the sufferings of saints and martyrs, for reading on their festivals.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English Related forms
< Medieval Latin passiōnālis,
equivalent to Late Latin passiōn- passion
+ Latin -ālis -al1
; (noun) < Medieval Latin passiōnāle,
noun use of neuter of passiōnālis