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pas·sion

(pash'ŭn),
1. Intense emotion.
2. Obsolete term for suffering or pain.
[L. passio, fr. patior, pp. passus, to suffer]

passion

A nonspecific term no longer used in medicine for:
(1) Intense emotion; 
(2) Pain and/or suffering.

passion

(pash′ŏn) [L. passio, suffering]
1. Suffering.
2. Great emotion or zeal.
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But Ronald Koeman appears to be in the throes of a passionless fling.
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There was a sullen, poisonous silence, the stadium enveloped in a stifling atmosphere as passionless as the performance of the Blues players who struggled against mediocre opposition.
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The problem is the lack of suitable English candidates to take over from the supposedly passionless Swede.
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The story opens when the legendary beauty is a marriageable 12-year-old, with suitors already clamoring for her hand, and relates her subsequent kidnapping by Theseus of Athens, then her passionless arranged marriage to Menelaus, which results in the birth of a daughter.