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Passion

Pronunciation of Passion
/pˈaʃən/, /pˈaʃən/, /p_ˈa_ʃ_ə_n/

Antonyms for passion:

calmness, hate, patience, apathy, lethargy, hatred, aversion, dislike, indifference, loathing.

Synonyms for passion:

Sense 1 (noun)

fascination, absorption, involvement, interest, motivation, public interest, fixation.

Sense 2 (noun)

intensity.

Sense 3 (noun)

deference, respect, reverence.

Sense 4 (noun)

fancy, frame of mind, undercurrent, heart.

Sense 5 (noun)

eroticism, pruriency, lustfulness, erotism, Amativeness, libidinousness, prurience, concupiscence.

Sense 6 (noun)

love affair.

Sense 7 (noun)

zealousness, concern.

Sense 9 (noun)

conniption, huff, conniption fit, tantrum.

adoration, love (noun)

prurience, concupiscence, crush, eroticism, desire, infatuation, appetite, amorousness, craving, yen, attachment, urge, fondness, lust.

attribute (noun)

warmth, heat.

captivation (noun)

infatuation.

craze (noun)

monomania, fad.

desire (noun)

hunger, longing, acquisitiveness, fondness, desire, wish, greed, yearning, lust, Ardency, itch, amorousness, need, urge, thirst, eagerness, craving, covetousness, hope, expectation.

enthusiasm (noun)

ardor, Ardency, zealousness.

erotism (noun)

erotism, arousal.

excitability (noun)

crankiness, short-temperedness, excitableness, rashness, recklessness, impulsiveness, touchiness, irritability, emotionality, edginess, sensitivity, storminess, hot-temperedness, nervousness, Combustibility, tempestuousness, quick-temperedness, fragility, explosiveness, brittleness, volatility.

excitement (noun)

attentiveness, inflammation, disquietude, furor, arousal, effervescence, fire, fervor, electrification, turbulence, anxiety, stimulation, exhilaration.

feeling (noun)

experience, sympathy, feeling, sensation, emotion, feverishness, response, passionateness, impression, tingle, ardor, thrill, mood.

life (noun)

vim.

mental state (noun)

emotion.

obsession (noun)

obsession.

panting (noun)

panting.

sexual desire (noun)

concupiscence, appetite.

state (noun)

rage.

strong emotion (noun)

devotion, excitement, fury, wrath, anger, warmth, resentment, sentiment, spirit, affection, animation, rage, rapture, indignation, ire, fervor, vehemence, zeal, paroxysm, eagerness, ecstasy, feeling, fire, heat, temper, zest, intensity, storm, ardor, frenzy.

strong interest (noun)

drive, fascination, fad, enthusiasm, mania, obsession, fancy, craze.

vigor (noun)

earnestness, gusto, agility, exuberance, relish, power, activity, vim, friskiness, industriousness, verve, sprightliness, animation, energy, potency, fervency, enthusiasm, zeal, lustiness, liveliness, vigor, excitement, spirit, strength, puissance, zest, agitation.

violence (noun)

violence, storminess.

Sense 1

pruriency, pain, bosom, favor, ardour, puppy love, ambition, deference, rush, involvement, reverence, libidinousness, erotism, renaissance, conniption, monomania, conniption fit, motivation, esteem, public interest, fascination, notion, prurience, whim, lustfulness, frame of mind, eroticism, undertow, zealousness, mood swing, undercurrent, Amativeness, fixation.

Sense 2

humor, tenor, interest, tantrum, huff, love affair, stress, storm, panting, hero worship, concupiscence, tide, romanticism.

Sense 3

bond, absorption.

Sense 4

concern, heart, taste, note.

Sense 5

air, soul, respect, affect, level.

Sense 7

fancy.

faithfulness

constancy.

fixation

obsession.

outburst

paroxysm.

temper

hackles.

Usage examples for passion:

  • Call it desire, passion- what you will! - "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.
  • He would have been perfect, but for his passion for hunting. - "The Clique of Gold", Emile Gaboriau.

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