Synonyms for passionately
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PASSIONATELY
Suppose a man hopelessly separated from one whom he passionately loves.
He could never accept it, desire it as passionately as he might—and did.
Molly came forward, and threw her arms about him passionately.
Among them was the practice of hunting, of which she was passionately fond.
And at last throwing her arms round Benedetta, she kissed her passionately.
He had so long and so passionately looked for the advent of that moment!
Passionately she bore the picture to her lips and her pride answered him.
Newbury put up his arms, drew her down to him, and kissed her passionately.
He spoke abruptly, passionately of the great chance on the docks down there.
He was passionately smoking more cigarettes than were good for him.
early 15c., "angry; emotional," from Medieval Latin passionatus "affected with passion," from Latin passio (genitive passionis) "passion" (see passion). Specific sense of "amorous" is attested from 1580s. Related: Passionately.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PASSIONATELY
- in a frenzy
- like cats and dogs
- no holds barred
- tooth and nail
- with bared teeth
- with good grace
- with pleasure
- with relish