(obsolete) To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated. | (transitive) To give a passionate character to. | Any great, strong, powerful emotion, especially romantic love or hate.
How to use Passion in a Sentence?
There is not the universal passion for a magnified puerility among them it is customary to assume.
Then his nerves jumped and he shook in a passion which seemed to blind and choke him.
He had the appearance of a man half demented by a passion which could find no outlet.
If he could only be borne away by the passion he felt and yet could not feel completely!
A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.
The sudden passion of tropical rain dies away, leaving an atmosphere of unearthly transparency.
And she sighed so deeply that I felt a deep passion indeed must have exhaled that sigh.
The "Windflower" was alone in a world of anxious men whose all-consuming passion was self.
His little family had always been, as he often said, a passion with Richard Darcy.
Yet it is curious that it never occurred to me for a year or so that this was likely to be a matter of passion between us.
And what was truth to him in the face of that great passion which had flung him prostrate in spirit at her adored feet!
But for the few people here and there who have now the passion of the reformer it is not impossible that another generation may see many thousands.
A people that will not valiantly face and understand and admit love and passion can understand nothing whatever.
And if it really mattered nothing, why did he trouble to serve the narrowness and passion of his side?
He had succeeded so well in his effort to drive back the flood of his passion that his life itself seemed to run with it out of his body.
His sentiments were as pure and lofty as her own; his person was as attractive as that of any hero of romance; and his passion was deep and true.
I tried to look cool and calm and to restrain my pique; but the coolness and calmness of a man in a passion are confounded treacherous.
She hates the theatre; it gives her neuralgia; but she attends all the first nights because her one passion is to be made love to in public.
The passion to create beauty, to bring happiness, which had been extinguished for years, burned afresh in her heart.
His face was thus sharply in shadow, but Paynter fancied for a moment it was convulsed by some passion passing surprise.
The passion for Trevor was in full force, too, and the boys could not be content only to meet at the farm.
I could not see the reason for her choice, unless I had suspected her of a sudden passion for literature and art.
My passion for Bianca gained daily more force from absence; by constant meditation it wore itself a deeper and deeper channel.
At that time I think we neither of us suspected the possibility of passion that lay like a coiled snake in the path before us.
We propounded it, we met again in secret to discuss it, and our overpowering passion for one another reduced that meeting to absurdity....
It ought to have cured me of my passion for poetry; but it only confirmed it, for I felt the spirit of a martyr rising within me.
In a furious passion Cross left the room, rowing that he would be even with "the captain" before the day was over.
Although she had not mistaken these speeches for anything more than the nervous passion of a moment, the suddenness of the recantation surprised her a little.
Short Example Sentence for Passion
Do not permit passion to weaken that chance.
This aroused every evil passion of his nature.
As my hope dies, my passion gathers strength.
But in him there is nothing of the irresponsible passion which is genius.
I leapt to my feet in a passion of indignation and pursued them.
Emily's passion might have stirred him.
Joan had not suspected him of a concealed passion for natural history.
But the white passion of human service was our dominant theme.
I think that mere beauty and passion would not have taken me.
And he shakes the table a little in his passion as he speaks. . .
The Carnival passed away; the season of Lent succeeded; Passion week arrived.
I couldn't dismiss the interests and the passion of sex as Altiora did.