1. [ noun ] strong feeling or emotion
Synonyms: passionateness
Related terms: feeling fire infatuation wildness
2. [ noun ] intense passion or emotion
Synonyms: heat warmth
Related terms: emotionality inflame
3. [ noun ] (sexuality) a feeling of strong sexual desire
Related terms: sexual_desire
4. [ noun ] (psychology) an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
Synonyms: mania cacoethes
Related terms: irrational_motive egomania necrophilia kleptomania logorrhea monomania dipsomania phaneromania pyromania trichotillomania agromania
5. [ noun ] any object of warm affection or devotion
Synonyms: love

"the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"

Related terms: object love
6. [ noun ] something that is desired intensely
Synonyms: rage

"his rage for fame destroyed him"

Related terms: desire
7. [ noun ] (medicine) the suffering of Jesus at the crucifixion
Synonyms: passion_of_christ
Related terms: agony
Similar spelling:   Pasion