Definition Of Passion Essay

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Passion, it has many different meanings, the most common one being where we are physically showing affection and love toward someone or something very strongly. Passion is a very strong feeling about a person or thing. Although the dictionary definition is, “A strong and barely controllable emotion,” it is so much more than that, so much more than people realize. They just need a little nudge to push them over the edge, to unlocking the true meaning of passion.

To me, passion is when you feel so strongly about someone or something, that you would do absoluting anything to keep that person or item in your possession. If you are truly passionate about an object, activity, or person, you would put them before anyone or anything else, as well
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That is one hundred percent false. Going back to the dictionary definition, which is, “Passion is an intense emotion, a compelling enthusiasm or desire for something,” never once does it say that you have to be successful at the activity that you are passionate …show more content…
As i mentioned earlier, you can’t just wake up feeling passionate about someone or something, and some people think that you can. Passion is like a relationship , and takes time to build up. You have to, in a sense, gain enough trust in that person or object to want to give all of your time, money, and effort into it. Often, the things that people are truly very passionate about, is what you find yourself doing during your free time. If you are not forced into doing it, then clearly you enjoy it and have very strong emotions towards it, which is the dictionary definition of passion. Yet, some people will not let their minds be changed, to make the transition between feeling strongly about something, and really developing true passion for something. A major reason for this is that people already think that they have passion about something, when they truly do not. When you are with someone or something long enough, and you are able to develop passion for that person or object, you can feel it. There is almost a little light bulb, or a moment when it clicks, and you can feel yourself become passionate about it. Aside from that feeling, there is also the obvious way to check if you are actually passionate about an item, and that is if you can not live without

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