passional

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

passional (plural passionals)

  1. a book describing sufferings of martyrs

Adjective[edit]

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 English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

passional (rare)

  1. passionate (having strong emotion)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: passional

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