Definition of impassioned adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪmˈpæʃnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpæʃnd//
[usually before noun]
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(usually of speech) showing strong feelings about something synonym fervent an impassioned plea/speech/defence He made an impassioned plea for the rebels to lay down their arms. She wrote an impassioned letter to her local newspaper to complain about the new road.
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