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Passionate vs. Connoisseur

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Passionateadjective

Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic, sexual, or both.

Connoisseurnoun

A specialist in a given field whose opinion is highly valued, especially in one of the fine arts or in matters of taste

Passionateadjective

Fired with intense feeling.

Connoisseurnoun

One well versed in any subject; a skillful or knowing person; a critical judge of any art, particulary of one of the fine arts.

‘The connoisseur is "one who knows," as opposed to the dilettant, who only "thinks he knows."’;

Passionateadjective

(obsolete) Suffering; sorrowful.

Connoisseurnoun

an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts

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Passionatenoun

A passionate individual.

Connoisseurnoun

an expert judge in matters of taste

‘a connoisseur of music’;

Passionateverb

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

Connoisseur

A connoisseur (French traditional, pre-1835, spelling of connaisseur, from Middle-French connoistre, then connaître meaning 'to be acquainted with' or 'to know somebody/something') is a person who has a great deal of knowledge about the fine arts; who is a keen appreciator of cuisines, fine wines, and other gourmet products; or who is an expert judge in matters of taste. In many areas, the term now has an air of pretension, and may be used in a partly ironic sense.

Passionateverb

(obsolete) To express with great emotion.

Passionateadjective

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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Passionateadjective

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

Passionateadjective

Suffering; sorrowful.

Passionateverb

To affect with passion; to impassion.

‘Great pleasure, mixed with pitiful regard,The godly king and queen did passionate.’;

Passionateverb

To express feelingly or sorrowfully.

Passionateadjective

having or expressing strong emotions

Passionateadjective

having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs

‘he's passionate about football’; ‘passionate pleas for help’;

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Passionateadjective

arising from intense feelings of sexual love

‘a passionate kiss’;

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