passional

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English passional, from Late Latin passiōnālis; equivalent to passion +‎ -al.

NounEdit

passional (plural passionals)

  1. a book describing sufferings of martyrs

AdjectiveEdit

passional (comparative more passional, superlative most passional)

  1. characterized by passion
    • 1957: the promise of a release in her passional self — Lawrence Durrell, Justine, p.71 (Faber)

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin passiōnālis; equivalent to passioun +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpasioːnˈaːl/, /ˌpasjunˈaːl/

AdjectiveEdit

passional (rare)

  1. passionate (having strong emotion)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: passional

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