Part of speech: noun

Intense feeling; strong emotion or impulse.

Part of speech: noun

Suffering; agony.

Part of speech: noun

The suffering of Christ in Gethsemane and on the cross.

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Usage examples "passion":

  1. Hohenstiel- Schwangau had a passion for fighting. - "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)", Mrs. Sutherland Orr.
  2. She and any sort of passion had always seemed so far apart. - "The Yellow God An Idol of Africa", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. No doubt the noble passion must be there before a man can be a poet, but equally beyond doubt the passion alone cannot make him one. - "Platform Monologues", T. G. Tucker.