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Passionated vs. Passionate: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Harlon Moss || By Janet White || Updated on March 13, 2024
"Passionated" is incorrect; the right spelling is "Passionate," meaning having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs.

Which is correct: Passionated or Passionate

How to spell Passionate?

Passionated is Incorrect

Passionate is Correct


Key Differences

Remember to drop the ‘d’; the correct spelling is “passionate.”
“Passionate” is derived from the noun “passion.”
Visualize the word "Passionate" written correctly.
Regular practice in writing the word can reinforce memory.
Pronouncing "passionate" correctly can help reinforce the correct spelling.

Correct usage of Passionate

Their passionated plea moved the audience.
Their passionate plea moved the audience.
The team was very passionated about the new initiative.
The team was very passionate about the new initiative.
She is very passionated about her music.
She is very passionate about her music.
He spoke in a passionated way about his projects.
He spoke in a passionate way about his projects.
She's always been passionated about environmental issues.
She's always been passionate about environmental issues.

Passionate Definitions

Characterized by a strong sexual desire.
They shared a passionate kiss.
Enthusiastic or excited about something.
He is passionate about music.
Demonstrating an intense desire or enthusiasm.
She spoke with passionate conviction.
Having or showing strong feelings or beliefs.
She's passionate about wildlife conservation.
Expressing intense feelings or strong emotion.
It was a passionate plea for peace.
Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions
A family of passionate personalities.
Wrathful by temperament; choleric.
Marked by strong sexual desire; amorous or lustful.
Showing or expressing strong emotion; ardent
A passionate speech against injustice.
Arising from or marked by passion
A teacher who is passionate about her subject.
Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic, sexual, or both.
Mandy is a passionate lover.
Fired with intense feeling.
(obsolete) Suffering; sorrowful.
A passionate individual.
(obsolete) To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.
(obsolete) To express with great emotion.
Capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature.
Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate.
Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship.
Suffering; sorrowful.
To affect with passion; to impassion.
Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard,The godly king and queen did passionate.
To express feelingly or sorrowfully.
Having or expressing strong emotions

Passionate Sentences

Her passionate speech about human rights inspired many.
They are passionate about preserving wildlife.
I've never met someone so passionate about art.
Being passionate about your work makes it more enjoyable.
They shared a passionate commitment to social justice.
She is passionate about learning new languages.
She writes passionate poetry that touches the heart.
She's passionate about helping the homeless in her city.
The documentary showcased passionate activists fighting for change.
The chef is passionate about using locally sourced ingredients.
He writes passionate letters to express his feelings.
Her passionate love of music led her to start a band.
The passionate plea for peace resonated with many.
His passionate dedication to science led to groundbreaking discoveries.
He's passionate about fitness and health.
Her passionate interest in astronomy led her to pursue a career in it.
His passionate arguments during the debate were convincing.
The teacher's passionate approach made history come alive.
She's passionate about adopting and caring for rescue animals.
She's passionate about baking, creating delicious treats for everyone.
He's passionate about photography, capturing moments of beauty.
Their passionate kiss was a moment to remember.
She's passionate about fashion and design.
The passionate volunteer work changed their perspective on life.


There isn’t a direct verb form of “passionate”; it is derived from the noun “passion.”

What is the third form of Passionate?

What is the pronunciation of Passionate?

What is the second form of Passionate?

What is the verb form of Passionate?

Not applicable.


Not applicable as passionate is an adjective.

What is the root word of Passionate?

What is the first form of Passionate?

It is called passionate because it describes someone having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs.

How is Passionate used in a sentence?

The root word is “passion.”

“A” or “the” can be used as determiners with passionate.

Which vowel is used before Passionate?

Which determiner is used with Passionate?

Why is it called Passionate?

"She is passionate about promoting ecological sustainability."

The vowel "a" is used before “passionate” (a passionate).

The opposite of passionate is apathetic or indifferent.

What is the plural form of Passionate?

What is another term for Passionate?

Passionate (It remains the same as it is an adjective.)

Passionate is an adjective.

Which conjunction is used with Passionate?

What is a stressed syllable in Passionate?

Which preposition is used with Passionate?

What part of speech is Passionate?

Is Passionate an adverb?

No, passionate is not imperative.

Is Passionate an abstract noun?

It can be used metaphorically to describe someone’s intense feelings or enthusiasm.

Is Passionate a negative or positive word?

No, passionate is not a collective noun.

Passionate is a word containing both vowels and consonants.

Is Passionate a countable noun?

“About” is often used with passionate.

The first syllable, "Pas," is stressed in passionate.

Any conjunction can be used, depending on the sentence structure.


"A" or "the" can be used with passionate, depending on the context.

Passionate has three syllables.

Is Passionate a noun or adjective?

How many syllables are in Passionate?

No, passionate is not an abstract noun; however, “passion,” from which it is derived, is an abstract noun.

Is the Passionate term a metaphor?

What is the singular form of Passionate?

What is the opposite of Passionate?

Which article is used with Passionate?

How do we divide Passionate into syllables?

No, passionate is not an adverb.

Is the word Passionate imperative?

It is generally considered positive but can be neutral, depending on the context.

Is Passionate a collective noun?


Another term for passionate is fervent or ardent.

Is Passionate a vowel or consonant?

No, passionate is an adjective and does not have a countable form.
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