from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lacking passion; dispassionate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Strongly affected.
  • adj. Without passion or feeling.
  • transitive v. To affect powerfully; to arouse the passions of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To affect powerfully; stir with passion.
  • Strongly affected; stirred by passion.
  • Without passion or feeling; dispassionate.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

im- +‎ passionate


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