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passioned

PAS'SIONED, a. Disordered; violently affected.

1. Expressing passion.



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PAS'SIONED, a. Disordered; violently affected.

1. Expressing passion.

PAS'SION-ED, a.

  1. Disordered; violently affected. – Spenser.
  2. Expressing passion. – Spenser.
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Passioned

PAS'SIONED, adjective Disordered; violently affected.

1. Expressing passion.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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lop

LOP, v.t. [Eng. flap. The primary sense is evidently to fall or fell, or to strike down, and I think it connected with flap.]

1. To cut off, as the top or extreme part of any thing; to shorten by cutting off the extremities; as, to lop a tree or its branches.

With branches lopp'd in wood, or mountain fell'd.

2. To cut off, as exuberances; to separate, as superfluous parts.

Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.

3. to cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop the trees or saplings of a hedge.

4. To let fall; to flap; as, a horse lops his ears.

LOP, n. that which is cut from trees.

Else both body and lop will be of little value.

LOP, n. a flea. [Local.]

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