Vehemently vs Passionately - What's the difference?

vehemently | passionately |


As adverbs the difference between vehemently and passionately

is that vehemently is in a vehement manner; expressing with a strong or forceful attitude while passionately is in a passionate manner.

vehemently

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a vehement manner; expressing with a strong or forceful attitude.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 29 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=And it was a miserable afternoon for Chelsea and England captain John Terry at the end of a week in which has he faced allegations of racial abuse against QPR's Anton Ferdinand - claims he vehemently denies.}}

    passionately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a passionate manner.
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  • , title= , chapter=1 citation , passage=“The story of this adoption is, of course, the pivot round which all the circumstances of the mysterious tragedy revolved. Mrs. Yule had an only son, namely, William, to whom she was passionately attached ; but, like many a fond mother, she had the desire of mapping out that son's future entirely according to her own ideas.
  • *
  • *:And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.