- passion play,
- passion sunday,
- passion week,
Origin of passionate
Examples from the Web for passionate
But Cocker proved to be a survivor, bringing his passionate persona to concert halls around the world decade after decade.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In it, the firebrand Republican senator from Texas is depicted as a kid-friendly “passionate fighter for limited government.”Ted Cruz saves America in This Right-Wing Coloring Book|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The opera is a dark and passionate tale of adultery and greed.
Read today, the speech still vibrates with a passionate intensity rarely found in any contemporary political discourse.
Actually for Conte, who has a passionate aversion to labeling, that may be a bit too much categorization for his liking.Viral Video Pioneers: How Pomplamoose is Turning YouTube Stardom Into a Sustainable Profession|Oliver Jones|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sophy's heart was softened by her mother's passionate appeal.Flora Lyndsay|Susanna Moodie
Truly, if the lash of remorse had lacked its keenest thong, this passionate outburst of his would have added it.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
This is a ferocious and passionate version, but it is substantially not an unreal account of the position.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)|John Morley
Grave and frigid, but inwardly warmhearted and passionate, O'Brien had little aptitude for rebellion.The Glories of Ireland|Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
But Knell's passionate, swift utterance carried the suggestion that the name ought to bring Poggin to quick action.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey
early 15c., "angry; emotional," from Medieval Latin passionatus "affected with passion," from Latin passio (genitive passionis) "passion" (see passion). Specific sense of "amorous" is attested from 1580s. Related: Passionately.