impassioned

Exam frequency

GRE

medium

Banks

medium

Civil Services

medium

Meaning(s)

full of strong emotion

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impassioned - passionate

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Something ‘impassioned’ displays intense feeling and vehemence, whether in text or speech. While strong emotion is implied, it is not wasteful or liable to distort the intended message. With this word, it is channelled clearly towards a purpose, making something ‘impassioned’ typically highly impactful.

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Antonyms apathetic

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  1. The mother of the missing child appeared on television to make an impassioned plea to the public for their help in finding her.

  2. Anger over the handling of the crisis led the politician to give an impassioned speech about the urgent need for governmental reforms.

  3. The book was an impassioned account of the author’s long struggle with addiction and how she eventually overcame it.

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