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
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adj having or expressing strong emotions

Synonyms:
emotional
of more than usual emotion
enthusiastic
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
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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