Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To arouse the passions of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To move or affect strongly with passion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb Archaic To move or affect strongly with passion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive make passionate, instil passion in

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian impassionare : in-, in (from Latin; see in–) + passione, passion (from Latin passiō, passiōn-, emotion; see passion).]

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im- +‎ passion

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