PAS'SIONATE, a.1. Easily moved to anger; easily excited or agitated by injury or insult; applied to persons. Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate.2. Highly excited; vehement; warm; applied to things; as passionate affection; passionate desire; passionate concern.3. Expressing strong emotion; animated; as passionate eloquence.
PAS'SIONATE, v.t. To affect with passion; to express passionately. [Not used.]