Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See Patient
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. passio, passionis—passus, pa.p. of pati, to suffer.
These are hunger, sex passion, vanity, and fear (of ghosts and spirits).
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
He was master of the sympathies and passions of the people.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Passion and piety are alike celebrated; the rude Celtic legends have been sanctified.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
Flaxman had a passion for intellectual or social novelty; and this passion was beguiling him into a close observation of Elsmere.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
It was no tender passion I felt, it was a mad, passionate adoration.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
Passionate, perhaps, and vengeful, but not likely to wreak his passion like a brute.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
And Nicky had been charming, with his humble ardour, his passion for a perfection that was not his.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Human passions have probably disfigured the Divine doctrines here; but the whole thing is inscrutable.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
They know how useful passion is for publication.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
He had never been passionately in love, and certainly he had never been passionately loved.
"The Trembling of a Leaf" by William Somerset Maugham
This is the curse of life: that not
A nobler calmer train
Of wiser thoughts and feelings blot
Our passions from our brain;
"Absence" by Matthew Arnold
The bow well bent, and smart the spring,
Vice seems already slain;
But passion rudely snaps the string,
And it revives again.
"Human Frailty" by William Cowper
What would you have done, I wonder,
Had I gone on my knees to you
And told you my passionate story,
There in the dusk and the dew?
"Platonic" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Bring back those hours in which I bent,
And heard in tender awe
Love speak with passionate tones, that sent
A thrill through all I saw.
"The Churchyard Tree" by Alexander Anderson
Is it weakness thus to dwell
On passion that I dare not tell?
Such weakness I would ever prove;
'Tis painful, though 'tis sweet to love.
"To Love" by Henry Kirke White
In a passion of grief the strong man bent
Down to her face, and, kissing it, went
Back to the waiting Breeze,
Back to the mournful seas.
"The Bay Of Seven Islands" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Throughout his life, O'Connor pursued two passions: steam engines and camera support.
Successful practice Successful lawyers tend to work long hours and are focused and passionate about what they do.
The life coach and host of Breakthrough with Tony Robbins believes in living a passionate life, a life in which fear is a counselor, not a jailer.
Newspaper burns with passion for left-wing causes.
The moviemaker wants to promote "The Passion of the Christ" and the president wants to prevent the passion of the gays.
Purvis has a passion for flying.
The restaurant is named after the owner's grandmother, Sara Lemberg, and reflects her passion for cooking European-style crepes .
The merits of competing tax plans or health care visions do not matter much if a debater meanders into the policy weeds or, even worse, fails to deliver a passionate fight.
For One Catholic, 'Passion' Skews the Meaning of the Crucifixion .
"The Passion of the Christ" is not just another movie.
No one in America is saying, "What do you want to see this weekend, 'The Passion of the Christ' or '50 First Dates'".
The Passion & Perils of biz building.
Using a love for travel and unique craftwork, she turned passion into profit.
That first year in Lake Placid, Benson developed what is now a passion of his: he started making decoys .
The pastime of geocaching is a passion for some.
Galois’s passionate words “je n’ai pas de temps” were applicable to him, he choose to concentrate on other things.
Simple Lie superalgebras and nonintegrable distributions in characteristic p
As successful as he has been for so many years, his continuing hard work and dedication reveals his genuine passion and love for mathematics.
On the Positive Mass, Penrose, an ZAS Inequalities in General Dimension
ACKNOWLEDGMENT We wish to acknowledge the passionate contributions of Francisco Esquembre and Fu-Kwun Hwang for their ideas, knowledge and insights in the co-creation of interactive digital media for education.
Leveraging on Easy Java Simulation tool and open source computer simulation library to create interactive digital media for mass customization of high school physics curriculum
Stachel (eds.), Potentiality, Entanglement and Passion-at-a-Distance: Quantum Mechanical Studies for Abner Shimony, Volume Two.
Why the Quantum Must Yield to Gravity
Christian, J. (1999a), “Potentiality, Entanglement and Passion-at-a-distance”, e-print quant-ph/9901008, to appear in Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics.
Why the Quantum Must Yield to Gravity