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Definition of "impassioned" []

  • Filled with passion; fervent: an impassioned plea for justice. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "impassioned" in a sentence
  • "English, stimulating his sexual desire to that fever-heat which they called impassioned living."
  • "And Jobim s Retrato em Blanco E Preto, Inutil Paisaje, and Dindi are rendered in impassioned ballad, bossa nova-scat, and John Coltrane-ish settings."
  • "Nay, the members of a union will declaim in impassioned rhetoric for the God-given right of an eight-hour day, and at the time be working their own business against seventeen hours out of the twenty-four."