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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Pas"sion*ate
  1. Capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature."Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate." [Prior.]
  2. Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship."The passionatePilgrim." [Shak.]
  3. Suffering; sorrowful.(Obs)

Etymology: LL. passionatus: cf. F. passionné

verb Pas"sion*ate
  1. To affect with passion; to impassion.(Obs)"Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard, The godly king and queen did passionate." [Spenser.]
  2. To express feelingly or sorrowfully.(Obs)
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Having or expressing strong emotions

From Medieval Latin passionatus, past participle of passionare (“to be affected with passion”); see passion.

  1. A passionate individual.

passionate was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Fun Facts about the name Passionate

  • How Popular is the name Passionate? Passionate is the 96,973rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Passionate have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Passionate in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Passionate? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Passionate born? The highest recorded use of the first name Passionate was in 1977 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Passionate: Your name in reverse order is Etanoissap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sptseaiona. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Passionate born May 13, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.