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noun as in strong interest

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She has a passion for helping her community and educating others through her writing.

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She also began allowing employees to focus on passion projects, and said doing so made everyone more excited about their jobs and more eager to perform well.

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For actress Maggie Siff, holed up in Maine with her family during the pandemic and rekindling old passions, America’s racial justice reckoning has been powerful.

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Nasirabadi Reza is an internet marketing specialist with a passion for writing and sharing valuable insights gained through years of experience in the industry.

Most brands are still committed to the passion of it and a sponsorship strategy.

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Comments like that are designed to stoke the fires of fan-passion—and it works beautifully.

Sex and passion; compulsive, life-changing, soul-altering sex, all to be made more explicit than he had done in the past.

During the course of my time behind the bar I developed a passion for single malt Scotch.

The machismo of Afghan male culture apparently coexists with a little-noted passion for gardening.

The younger brother would try everything in his power from a distance to subdue the roaring flames of passion.

To Americans Mrs. Wright is interesting by reason of her patriotism, which amounted to a passion.

A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.

Under all man's dreams of eternal gods and eternal heavens lies man's passion for the eternal feminine.

The Seneschal stood with blanched face and gaping mouth, his fire all turned to ashes before the passion of this gaunt man.

“I went into a great passion and frightened my mother into a fit,” said Wardle.


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What are other ways to say passion?

Passion is strong or violent emotion, often so powerful that it takes over the mind or judgment: stirred to a passion of anger. Emotion is applied to an intensified feeling: agitated by emotion. Feeling is a general term for a subjective point of view as well as for specific sensations: to be guided by feeling rather than by facts; a feeling of sadness, of rejoicing. Sentiment is a mixture of thought and feeling, especially refined or tender feeling: Recollections are often colored by sentiment.

On this page you'll find 235 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to passion, such as: affection, anger, ardor, dedication, devotion, and excitement.

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