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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pas·sion·ate /ˈpæʃ(ə)nət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pas·sion·ate a.
 1. Capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature.
    Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate.   --Prior.
 2. Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship. “The passionate Pilgrim.”
 3. Suffering; sorrowful. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pas·sion·ate v. i.
 1. To affect with passion; to impassion. [Obs.]
 Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard,
 The godly king and queen did passionate.   --Spenser.
 2. To express feelingly or sorrowfully. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having or expressing strong emotions [ant: passionless]