Definition of impassioned
: filled with passion or zeal : showing great warmth or intensity of feeling
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
By the end of the evening what began as an awkward Q&A with the students had snowballed into impassioned conversations among the voucher holders themselves.
Inside the state house, angry protesters gathered to give and listen to impassioned speeches.
Take a look at the best, most impassioned reactions below.
Rouse gave an impassioned speech in favor of letting Wallace speak.
An impassioned dissent by Justice Stephen Breyer, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, wasn’t enough to contain the damage.
In impassioned speeches on the Senate floor on Monday night, Democrats complained that the bill was being developed out of public view.
Tieger’s closings were in stark contrast to opening statements more than a week ago, when Assistant Prosecutor Stacey DeGraffenreid made no impassioned pleas.
For two years, Maggie White has been delivering impassioned speeches as a student appointee on California State University’s board of trustees.
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IMPASSIONED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impassioned for English Language Learners
: showing or feeling very strong emotions
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Definition of impassioned for Students
: showing very strong feeling an impassioned speech
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