1 (a) caused by or showing intense sexual love 出于或表现强烈性爱的
*a passionate kiss, lover, relationship 热恋的吻、情人、关系.
(b) caused by or showing strong feelings 出于或表现强烈感情的
*a passionate plea for mercy 恳切的求情
* her passionate support for our cause 她对我们事业的热情支持
* a passionate defender of civil liberties 公民自由权利的积极捍卫者.
2 dominated or easily affected by strong feelings 受强烈感情支配的; 易受强烈感情影响的
*a passionate nature, temperament, woman 易动感情的天性、脾气、女子.
showing or involving very strong feelings of sexual love
He had a brief but passionate love affair with an older woman.
a very passionate young man
a passionate lover
a passionate kiss
someone who has a passionate belief believes something very strongly
a passionate supporter of women's rights
He had a passionate belief in justice.
if you are passionate about something, you like it a lot
She developed a passionate interest in wild flowers.
I've always been passionate about football.
He kissed her passionately.
Peter is passionately involved in environmental issues.
1. He made a passionate speech about the sufferings of the poor. 他就穷人的苦难做了一个充满激情的演讲。