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Passion may refer to:

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Emotion

Literature and media

  • Passion (musical), a 1994 stage musical directed by James Lapine, with music by Stephen Sondheim
    • Fosca (book), a 1869 book in Italian by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti
    • Passion (book), a 1994 translation of the book by Lawrence Venuti, upon which the musical is based
  • Passion (play), a 1981 play by Peter Nichols
  • The Passions, a British band existing from 1978 to 1983
  • The Passion (book), a 1987 book by English writer Jeanette Winterson
  • Paris Passion magazine, an English-language magazine in France that existed until early 1991

Films

Music albums

Songs

Television

Christianity

Other uses


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Etymology

Via French, from Latin passio, suffering, noun of action from perfect passive participle passus, suffered, from deponent verb pati, suffer

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
passion

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural passions

passion (countable and uncountable; plural passions)

  1. Any great, powerful emotion, especially love or hate.
  2. fervor, determination.
  3. An object of passionate love or strong interest.
    It started as a hobby, but now my motorbike collection has become my passion.
  4. (Christianity) The suffering of Jesus leading up to and during his crucifixion.
  5. A play, musical composition or display meant to commemorate the suffering of Jesus.
  6. (obsolete) an innate quality, property, or attribute of a thing.
    ... to obtain the knowledge of some passion of the circle.

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Finnish

Noun

passion

  1. Genitive singular form of passio.

French

Pronunciation

Noun

passion f.

  1. passion







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