Passionate vs Reckless - What's the difference?
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Passionate is a related term of reckless.
As adjectives the difference between passionate and reckless
is that passionate
is given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic and/or sexual while reckless
is careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
As a noun passionate
is a passionate individual.
As a verb passionate
is (obsolete) to fill with passion, or with another given emotion.
Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic and/or sexual.
Fired with intense feeling; ardent, blazing, burning.
(obsolete) Suffering; sorrowful.
* 1596 , , II. i. 544:
- Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate .
* 1599 , , I. ii. 124:
- She is sad and passionate at your highness' tent.
- Poor, forlorn Proteus, passionate Proteus,
* (fired with intense feeling) ardent, blazing, burning, dithyrambic, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, glowing, heated, hot-blooded, hotheaded, impassioned, perfervid, red-hot, scorching, torrid.
A passionate individual.
(obsolete) To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.xii:
(obsolete) To express with great emotion.
* 1607 , , III. ii. 6:
- Great pleasure mixt with pittifull regard, / That godly King and Queene did passionate [...].
- Thy niece and I, poor creatures, want our hands / And cannot passionate our tenfold grief / with folded arms.
* (l), (l) (obsolete)
Careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
Indifferent to danger or the consequences.