- the sufferings of Christ on the cross or His sufferings subsequent to the Last Supper.
- the narrative of Christ's sufferings as recorded in the Gospels.
SYNONYMS FOR passion
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Origin of passion
OTHER WORDS FROM passionpas·sion·ful, adjectivepas·sion·ful·ly, adverbpas·sion·ful·ness, nounpas·sion·like, adjective
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Passion refers to any powerful emotion or feeling, such as love or hate. When should you use this noun over feeling, emotion, or sentiment? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
How to use passion in a sentence
She has a passion for helping her community and educating others through her writing.What I learned from 5 years of cleaning airplanes in the middle of the night|matthewheimer|August 30, 2020|Fortune
She also began allowing employees to focus on passion projects, and said doing so made everyone more excited about their jobs and more eager to perform well.
For actress Maggie Siff, holed up in Maine with her family during the pandemic and rekindling old passions, America’s racial justice reckoning has been powerful.Actress Maggie Siff on Virtue Signaling and Her ‘Allergy to Social Media’|Eromo Egbejule|August 12, 2020|Ozy
Nasirabadi Reza is an internet marketing specialist with a passion for writing and sharing valuable insights gained through years of experience in the industry.Podcasts and internet marketing: Are you missing the boat?|Nasirabadi Reza|July 30, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Most brands are still committed to the passion of it and a sponsorship strategy.
Comments like that are designed to stoke the fires of fan-passion—and it works beautifully.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sex and passion; compulsive, life-changing, soul-altering sex, all to be made more explicit than he had done in the past.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the course of my time behind the bar I developed a passion for single malt Scotch.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The machismo of Afghan male culture apparently coexists with a little-noted passion for gardening.
The younger brother would try everything in his power from a distance to subdue the roaring flames of passion.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Americans Mrs. Wright is interesting by reason of her patriotism, which amounted to a passion.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Under all man's dreams of eternal gods and eternal heavens lies man's passion for the eternal feminine.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The Seneschal stood with blanched face and gaping mouth, his fire all turned to ashes before the passion of this gaunt man.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
“I went into a great passion and frightened my mother into a fit,” said Wardle.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for passion (1 of 2)
- any state of the mind in which it is affected by something external, such as perception, desire, etc, as contrasted with action
- feelings, desires or emotions, as contrasted with reason