Pas"sion*ate (?), v. i.
1. To affect with passion; to impassion.
Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard,
The godly kind and queen did passionate.
2. To express feelingly or sorrowfully.
Pas"sion*ate (?), a. [LL.
passionatus: cf. F. passionné.]
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
Homer's Achilles is haughty and
2. Characterized by passion; expressing
passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a
passionate friendship. "The passionate Pilgrim."
3. Suffering; sorrowful. [Obs.]