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Cool vs. Passionate — What's the Difference?

Cool vs. Passionate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Cool and Passionate

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Cool

Neither warm nor very cold; moderately cold
Fresh, cool water.
A cool autumn evening.
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Passionate

Having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs
He's passionate about football
Passionate pleas for help
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Cool

Giving or suggesting relief from heat
A cool breeze.
A cool blouse.
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Passionate

Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions
A family of passionate personalities.
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Cool

Marked by calm self-control
A cool negotiator.
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Passionate

Wrathful by temperament; choleric.
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Cool

Marked by indifference, disdain, or dislike; unfriendly or unresponsive
A cool greeting.
Was cool to the idea of higher taxes.
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Passionate

Marked by strong sexual desire; amorous or lustful.
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Cool

Of, relating to, or characteristic of colors, such as blue and green, that produce the impression of coolness.
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Passionate

Showing or expressing strong emotion; ardent
A passionate speech against injustice.
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Cool

Knowledgeable or aware of the latest trends or developments
Spent all his time trying to be cool.
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Passionate

Arising from or marked by passion
A teacher who is passionate about her subject.
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Cool

Excellent; first-rate
Has a cool sports car.
Had a cool time at the party.
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Passionate

Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic, sexual, or both.
Mandy is a passionate lover.
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Cool

Acceptable; satisfactory
It's cool if you don't want to talk about it.
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Passionate

Fired with intense feeling.
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Cool

(Slang) Entire; full
Worth a cool million.
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Passionate

(obsolete) Suffering; sorrowful.
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Cool

(Informal) In a casual manner; nonchalantly
Play it cool.
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Passionate

A passionate individual.
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Cool

To make less warm.
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Passionate

(obsolete) To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.
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Cool

To make less ardent, intense, or zealous
Problems that soon cooled my enthusiasm for the project.
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Passionate

(obsolete) To express with great emotion.
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Cool

(Physics) To reduce the molecular or kinetic energy of (an object).
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Passionate

Capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature.
Homer's Achilles is haughty and passionate.
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Cool

To become less warm
Took a dip to cool off.
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Passionate

Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship.
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Cool

To become calmer
Needed time for tempers to cool.
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Passionate

Suffering; sorrowful.
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Cool

A cool place, part, or time
The cool of early morning.
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Passionate

To affect with passion; to impassion.
Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard,The godly king and queen did passionate.
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Cool

The state or quality of being cool.
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Passionate

To express feelingly or sorrowfully.
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Cool

Composure; poise
"Our release marked a victory. The nation had kept its cool" (Moorhead Kennedy).
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Passionate

Having or expressing strong emotions
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Cool

Having a slightly low temperature; mildly or pleasantly cold.
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Cool

Allowing or suggesting heat relief.
Linen has made cool and breathable clothing for millennia.
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Cool

Of a color, in the range of violet to green.
If you have a reddish complexion, you should mainly wear cool colors.
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Cool

Of a person, not showing emotion; calm and in control of oneself.
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Cool

Unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical.
His proposals had a cool reception.
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Cool

Calmly audacious.
In control as always, he came up with a cool plan.
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Cool

Applied facetiously to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.
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Cool

(informal) Of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave; considered popular by others.
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Cool

(informal) In fashion and fancy, part of or befitting the most leading trends and habits of the in crowd; originally hipster slang.
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Cool

(informal) Of an action, all right; acceptable; that does not present a problem.
Is it cool if I sleep here tonight?
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Cool

(informal) Very interesting or exciting.
I think astronomy is really cool.
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Cool

(informal) (followed by with) Able to tolerate; to be fine with.
I'm completely cool with my girlfriend leaving me.
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Cool

(informal) (of a pair of people) holding no grudge against one another; having no beef.
We're cool, right?
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Cool

(sarcastic) (of an act or situation)'' annoying, irritating.
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Cool

A moderate or refreshing state of cold; moderate temperature of the air between hot and cold; coolness.
In the cool of the morning
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Cool

A calm temperament.
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Cool

The property of being cool, popular or in fashion.
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Cool

To lose heat, to get colder.
I like to let my tea cool before drinking it so I don't burn my tongue.
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Cool

To make cooler, less warm.
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Cool

To become less intense, e.g. less amicable or passionate.
Relations cooled between the USA and the USSR after 1980.
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Cool

To make less intense, e.g. less amicable or passionate.
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Cool

(transitive) To kill.
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Cool

Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.
Fanned with cool winds.
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Cool

Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty; deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed; dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool debater.
For a patriot, too cool.
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Cool

Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
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Cool

Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as, a cool manner.
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Cool

Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully; presuming and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.
Its cool stare of familiarity was intolerable.
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Cool

Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.
He had lost a cool hundred.
Leaving a cool thousand to Mr. Matthew Pocket.
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Cool

A moderate state of cold; coolness; - said of the temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of the day; the cool of the morning or evening.
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Cool

To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.
Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue.
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Cool

To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
We have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts.
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Cool

To become less hot; to lose heat.
I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus,the whilst his iron did on the anvil cool.
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Cool

To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more moderate.
I will not give myself liberty to think, lest I should cool.
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Cool

The quality of being cool;
The cool of early morning
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Cool

Great coolness and composure under strain;
Keep your cool
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Cool

Make cool or cooler;
Chill the food
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Cool

Loose heat;
The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm
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Cool

Lose intensity;
His enthusiasm cooled considerably
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Cool

Neither warm or very cold; giving relief from heat;
A cool autumn day
A cool room
Cool summer dresses
Cool drinks
A cool breeze
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Cool

Marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional;
Play it cool
Keep cool
Stayed coolheaded in the crisis
The most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament
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Cool

(color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets;
Cool greens and blues and violets
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Cool

Psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike;
Relations were cool and polite
A cool reception
Cool to the idea of higher taxes
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Cool

Used of a number or sum and meaning without exaggeration or qualification;
A cool million bucks
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Cool

Fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept;
He's a cool dude
That's cool
Mary's dress is really cool
It's not cool to arrive at a party too early
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