Definition of propassion in English:

propassion

noun

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  • A feeling that precedes or anticipates passion; the first stirring of a passion; especially an emotion as experienced by Jesus.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John King (d. 1621), bishop of London. From post-classical Latin propassion-, propassio feeling that precedes or anticipates desire or suffering, emotion experienced by Jesus from classical Latin prō- + passiō, after Hellenistic Greek προπάθεια.

Pronunciation

propassion

/ˈprəʊˌpaʃn/