Definition of impassioned in English:

impassioned

adjective

  • Filled with or showing great emotion:

    ‘she made an impassioned plea for help’
    • ‘That night we must have performed for over 100 people - the most impassioned audience we'd ever had.’
    • ‘I am sure there will be impassioned argument among the Council members for your future, but I for one feel that that future is likely to be very brief indeed.’
    • ‘It was impassioned and almost needy; I was too shocked to do anything but kiss back.’
    • ‘Coleman's tenor sax almost steals the show with what some consider the most impassioned lyrical playing of his career.’
    • ‘During a career that spanned five decades, he created a new and impassioned form of abstract painting.’
    • ‘But it was not especially difficult, because the kids were impassioned.’
    • ‘His losing bid for the presidency in the war election of 1864 would see much more impassioned rhetoric.’
    • ‘I was so impassioned that my mom got sucked into the scheme and helped me with the binding.’
    • ‘So I can afford to wait, even emotionally, until a really good or impassioned idea comes along.’
    • ‘For those so inspired, it also offered a significant and impassioned political experience.’
    • ‘For the most part, he's very good too, his precise but impassioned delivery raising this far above what most people will have expected of it.’
    • ‘However, support for the original committee is equally impassioned.’
    • ‘But I divine far more complex forces than mere aesthetic preferences lurking behind this oddly impassioned schism.’
    • ‘He's impassioned and animated, perceptive and entertaining, gregarious and charismatic.’
    • ‘They each give surprisingly impassioned short speeches.’
    • ‘His poetry may take different forms; it can be impassioned or ironic.’
    • ‘During one impassioned speech we were given a lingering shot of one of the delegates in the audience fast asleep.’
    • ‘I had been transformed from timorous novice to impassioned biker.’
    • ‘His speech was impassioned but it only managed to infuriate me more.’
    • ‘No wonder she is still impassioned about a book she wrote more than a decade ago.’
    emotional, heartfelt, wholehearted, from the heart, earnest, sincere, fervent, ardent, vehement, intense, burning, urgent, passionate, feverish, frantic, emotive, zealous
    fervid, perfervid, passional, full-hearted
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Pronunciation:

impassioned

/ɪmˈpaʃ(ə)nd/