passionate

Something that is passionate packs emotion, and possibly romantic emotion. A passionate plea will tug on your heartstrings and a passionate kiss will sweep you off your feet. If you want to stay unmoved, stay away from the passionate.

If you're passionate about soccer, you can't get enough of it — you've got soccer pennants plastered on your walls, your TV is permanently tuned to the soccer channel, and you probably wear soccer jerseys under your button-down shirt. Passion can also come from intense feelings of love for a person. Be careful — you could be swept up in "a passionate embrace."

Definitions of passionate
  1. adjective
    having or expressing strong emotions
    Synonyms:
    emotional
    of more than usual emotion
    enthusiastic, keen
    having or showing great excitement and interest
    hot
    extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm
    loving
    feeling or showing love and affection
    ablaze, aflame, aroused
    keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
    ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid
    characterized by intense emotion
    choleric
    easily moved to anger
    demon-ridden
    as if possessed by demons
    fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid
    marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    concupiscent, lustful, lusty
    vigorously passionate
    wild
    in a state of extreme emotion
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    Antonyms:
    passionless
    not passionate
    unemotional
    unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
    unenthusiastic
    not enthusiastic; lacking excitement or ardor
    cold
    extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion
    platonic
    free from physical desire
    unimpassioned
    free from emotional appeal; marked by reasonableness
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