Examples of impassioned in a Sentence
Her lawyer made an impassioned argument in her defense.
an impassioned plea for justice
Recent Examples of impassioned from the Web
First proposed more than 40 years ago, antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) has won over many doubters but still has impassioned skeptics.
So we're left with the cacophony of impassioned debate in a football city that has witnessed a once-proud franchise's nosedive.
At the time, Crescenta Valley Principal Michele Doll made an impassioned plea that the Rio Hondo would be a better league for her school due to competitive equity, enrollment and geography.
And last month, the actor challenged the Television Academy by writing an impassioned open letter questioning the gender-specific classifications of its Emmy-acting categories.
His impassioned monologues on health care — originally occasioned by the illness of his little son, Billy — and gun control have won media accolades.
When dawn breaks over the next killing field, impassioned arguments against any attempt to reduce the ongoing bloodshed under the reign of the great American gun machine will already be locked and loaded.
On the eve of Boyle's sentencing in U.S. District Court, his attorney wrote an impassioned plea to the judge Wednesday — not asking for a lenient sentence, but that her client be placed in a prison with mental health care.
Inside the venue, impassioned chanting drowned out Spencer’s pleas for dialogue.
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First Known Use of impassioned
Synonymsardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, fervent, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, superheated, torrid, vehement, warm, warm-blooded
Antonymscold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional
Related Wordsgushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheated
Near Antonymsdetached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrative
Synonym Discussion of impassioned
- an impassioned plea for justice
- a passionate denunciation
- an ardent supporter of human rights
- fervent good wishes
- fervid love letters
- perfervid expressions of patriotism
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- an impassioned speech
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