Etymology: Via French, from Latin passio, suffering, noun of action from perfect passive participle passus, suffered, from deponent verb pati, suffer
- suffering; particularly in Christianity, the suffering of Jesus leading up to and during his crucifixion
- great emotion
- fervor, determination
- The object of passionate love.
- A play, musical composition or display meant to commemorate the suffering of Jesus.
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