passion passion  /ˈpæ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a strong feeling or emotion
  2. (n) the trait of being intensely emotional
  3. (n) something that is desired intensely
  4. (n) an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
  5. (n) a feeling of strong sexual desire
  6. (n) any object of warm affection or devotion
  7. (n) the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion

Usage(s):

  • A special-education teacher who had a passion for music was fatally stabbed Wednesday morning in a Texas high school classroom, and police took a 16-year-old student into custody.

News

  1. YoYo's puts a new spin on treats in Independence

    PASSION FOR PLACE: Every piece of Rookwood contains a little bit of Ruben Earl Menzel. - 11:35 am
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. WATCHDOG: At IRS, 'tea party' could mean 'liberal,' official says

    PASSION FOR PLACE: Every piece of Rookwood contains a little bit of Ruben Earl Menzel. - 11:35 am
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. Green Road Passion Magazine reports on Tesla, an Electric Car That Makes Sense Luxury Car Buyers and Nissan Leaf, for ...

    Green Road Passion Magazine this week puts the focus on the electric vehicle, reviewing the Tesla – a luxury EV reviewers say, got it right – and the Leaf from Nisan, a mainstream entry our reviewers say misses only on range. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10838178.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. The intensity of the campaign and the divisions it created were evident Saturday when, well into the speech, Clinton first mentioned her opponent's name, calling on supporters to "take our energy, our passion, our strength, and do all we can to help...
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

  2. "The people here love their club, they have passion and a proper identity," Cana said. "I gave my all for the club and it will always be in my memory. I have been offered the opportunity to play in European competition and the Champions...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lorik Cana Source: Football365.com

  3. "With Senator Ted Kennedy's booming voice in our ears -- with his passion in our hearts -- we say, as he said: The work goes on, the cause endures," Reid said.
    on Dec 24, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: AFP

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