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noun passion pronunciation in British English /ˈpæʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a powerful emotion such as love or anger
    She spoke with great passion about the plight of the refugees.
    passions run high (=people become very angry, upset etc): Passions run high when marriages break up and children are involved.
    1. a.
      [singular] a state of being affected by a powerful emotion, especially anger
      fly into a passion (=become very angry): She flew into a passion when she heard this suggestion.
      work yourself up into a passion (=make yourself very angry): He had worked himself up into a passion by the time they finally arrived.
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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a very strong feeling of sexual love
    passion for: I was suddenly seized by an overwhelming passion for him.
  3. 3
    [countable] a strong enthusiasm or interest
    passion for: He and his wife shared a passion for classical music.
    1. a.
      something that produces a strong enthusiasm or interest in you
      Football has always been one of his passions.

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