impassion

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verb im·pas·sion \im-ˈpa-shən\

Definition of impassion

impassioned

;

impassioning

play \im-ˈpa-sh(ə-)niŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to arouse the feelings or passions of

Examples of impassion in a sentence

  1. <the obvious intent of the documentary was to impassion viewers to do something about global warming>

Origin and Etymology of impassion

probably from Italian impassionare, from in- (from Latin) + passione passion, from Late Latin passion-, passio


First Known Use: 1591



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