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impassioned

[ im-pash-uhnd ]

adjective

  1. filled with intense feeling or passion; passionate; ardent.

    Synonyms: fiery, fervent, vehement, emotional

    Antonyms: apathetic



impassioned

/ ɪmˈpæʃənd /

adjective

  1. filled with passion; fiery; inflamed

    an impassioned appeal



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Derived Forms

  • imˈpassionedness, noun
  • imˈpassionedly, adverb

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Other Words From

  • im·passioned·ly adverb
  • im·passioned·ness noun
  • unim·passioned adjective
  • unim·passioned·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of impassioned1

First recorded in 1595–1605; impassion + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Zeyn Joukhadar, formerly Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar, has just published the impassioned “The Thirty Names of Night” which, like “The Map of Salt and Stars,” centers on Syrian families in their war-torn homeland and in America.

His impassioned speech thrust the furniture factory worker into the spotlight, putting him on Fox News and earning him a speaking platform with the National Rifle Association outreach board.

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Then he became a viral internet sensation by giving an impassioned speech at a Greensboro City Council meeting in support of the Second Amendment, declaring “I am the majority!”

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Wherever the trolley would stop, she’d disembark and deliver an impassioned speech while standing on top of a Moxie box borrowed from the nearest drugstore.

Early in American history, the filibuster permitted an impassioned minority to hold the floor, ensuring they could make their case, no matter the impatience of the majority.

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You can clink your wine glass and deliver an impassioned speech about conquering the demons that kept you confined in the closet.

There were impassioned heroes rallying together to become better than they thought they could be.

Emma Watson this week impressed many with an impassioned U.N. speech about gender inequality.

In an impassioned call to action, he urged American doctors, nurses, and health care professionals to join Africa in its fight.

Then on March 23, Romero delivered a truly impassioned homily.

General Stanhope then repeated to him, all that the impassioned resentment of Ripperda had excited him to avow.

Socialism, like every other impassioned human effort, will flourish best under martyrdom.

Meanwhile he wrote an impassioned letter to Napoleon urging him to seek no more wars of conquest.

Books of impassioned poetry, and descriptions of heroic character and achievements, were her especial delight.

There were no impassioned affections glowing in her bosom and impelling her to his side.

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