HyperDic: passion

English > 7 senses of the word passion / Passion:
NOUNfeelingpassion, passionatenessa strong feeling or emotion
attributepassion, heat, warmththe trait of being intensely emotional
statepassion, ragesomething that is desired intensely
motivepassion, mania, cacoethesan irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
feelingpassiona feeling of strong sexual desire
cognitionpassion, loveany object of warm affection or devotion
statePassion, Passion of Christthe suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
passion / Passion > pronunciation
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English > passion: 7 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA strong feeling or emotion.
Narrowerardor, ardour, fervor, fervour, fervency, fire, fervidnessFeelings of great warmth and intensity
infatuationA foolish and usually extravagant passion or love / love or admiration
storminessViolent passion in speech or action
wildness, abandonA feeling of extreme / extreme emotional intensity
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishapasionamiento, pasión
Catalanapassionament, passió
English > passion: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being intensely emotional.
Synonymsheat, warmth
NarrowerfierinessA passionate and quick-tempered nature
Broaderemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Spanishacaloramiento, apasionamiento, ardor, exaltación, fervor, pasión, vehemencia
Catalanacalorament, apassionament, ardor, exaltacó, fervor, passió, vehemència
English > passion: 7 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningSomething that is desired intensely.
BroaderdesireSomething that is desired
Spanishansia, pasión
Catalanànsia, passió
English > passion: 7 senses > noun 4, motive
MeaningAn irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.
Synonymsmania, cacoethes
NarroweragromaniaAn intense desire to be alone or out in the open
dipsomania, alcoholism, potomaniaAn intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
egomaniaAn intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs
kleptomaniaAn irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive
logorrhea, logomaniapathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
monomania, possessionA mania restricted to one thing or idea
necrophilia, necrophilism, necromaniaAn irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies
phaneromaniaAn irresistible desire to pick at superficial body parts (as in obsessive nail-biting)
pyromaniaAn uncontrollable desire to set fire to things
trichotillomaniaAn irresistible urge to pull out your own hair
Broaderirrational motiveA motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic
English > passion: 7 senses > noun 5, feeling
MeaningA feeling of strong sexual desire.
Broadersexual desire, eros, concupiscence, physical attractionA desire for sexual intimacy
Spanishdeseo, pasión
Catalandesig, passió
English > passion: 7 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningAny object of warm affection or devotion.
Example "he has a passion for cock fighting"
BroaderobjectThe focus of cognitions or feelings
Spanishamor, devoción, pasión
Catalanamor, devoció, passió
English > Passion: 7 senses > noun 7, state
MeaningThe suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion.
SynonymPassion of Christ
Broaderagony, suffering, excruciationA state of acute pain

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