- of, relating 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 of passional
Examples from the Web for passional
Historical Examples of passional
Let us now pass to that part of the soul that is called the "passional" (or, affective).Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2
Passional changes in body, not in passional part of soul, iii.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4
And so she sacrificed her “passional” nature to her moral ideal.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2
Edward Tyas Cook
Hervieu's heroine is passional, and it accounts for her lapse.Iconoclasts
There was a determined shackling of all the passional nature.
- of, relating to, or due to passion or the passions
- a book recounting the sufferings of Christian martyrs or saints