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impassionate

[im-pash-uh-nit]
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adjective
  1. filled with passion; impassioned.
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Origin of impassionate

First recorded in 1595–1605; impassion + -ate1
Related formsim·pas·sion·ate·ly, adverbun·im·pas·sion·ate, adjectiveun·im·pas·sion·ate·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • And Memory is strangely and impassionately chid for its creation.

    The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 4, November 1, 1851

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Word Origin and History for impassionately

impassionate

adj.

"free from passion," 1620s, from in- (1) "not" + passionate. Related: Impassionately.

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