Definition of impassion in English:



  • Make passionate.

    ‘her body had once pleased and impassioned him’
    • ‘He comes to impassion people with a surge toward hope, a dream of achieving against the odds, a vigor to take command of one's fate.’
    • ‘As the French put it, ‘A passionate man impassions others.’’
    • ‘They can encourage, impassion, give us courage in our opposition.’
    • ‘But to energise and impassion the nation - well - who knows what it's going to take.’
    • ‘‘It can really impassion employee-owners to get in the game,’ she says.’
    emotional, heartfelt, wholehearted, from the heart, earnest, sincere, fervent, ardent, vehement, intense, burning, urgent, passionate, feverish, frantic, emotive, zealous
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Late 16th century: from Italian impassionnare, from im- (expressing intensive force) + passione ‘passion’, from Christian Latin passio (see passion).