Synonyms of passion in English:

passion


See definition of passion

noun

1‘the passion with which voters attach themselves to a particular political party’

SYNONYMS

fervour, ardour, intensity, enthusiasm, eagerness, zeal, zealousness, vehemence, vigour, avidity, avidness, feeling, emotion, fire, heat, fieriness, fierceness, excitement, energy, animation, gusto, zest, zestfulness, spirit, spiritedness, commitment, fanaticism, violence

rare fervency, ardency, passionateness

ANTONYMS

indifference, apathy

2‘he gradually worked himself up into a passion’

SYNONYMS

rage, blind rage, fit of anger, fit of rage, fit of temper, temper, towering rage, outburst of anger, tantrum, fury, frenzy, paroxysm, fever

British informal paddy

British informal, dated wax, bate, paddywhack

3‘Roman's deep voice was husky with passion’

SYNONYMS

love, desire, sexual love, sexual desire, lust, ardour, hunger, yearning, longing, craving, adoration, infatuation, lasciviousness, lustfulness

amour fou

rare concupiscence, nympholepsy

4‘his passion for football’

SYNONYMS

enthusiasm, love, mania, keen interest, fascination, obsession, fanaticism, fixation, predilection, compulsion, appetite, relish, partiality, liking, interest, weakness, penchant, addiction, fondness

informal thing, yen

rare appetency

5‘English literature is something of a passion with me’

SYNONYMS

obsession, preoccupation, craze, mania, rage, hobby horse

6‘the Passion of Christ’

SYNONYMS

crucifixion, pain, suffering, agony, martyrdom

rare martyrization