Passion, an English word often used to describe great love, affection, or affinity for a certain object, act, or person.

This word is derived from the Latin term, passio, also known in Ancient Greek as pathos.

Literally translated, passio means “I suffer”.


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  • Pal Gyomai
    Pal Gyomaialmost 7 years ago

    I like this a lot. Very expressive.
    You are right about going back to the original meaning of words.

  • Jennifer Vickers
    Jennifer Vickersalmost 7 years ago

    Very interesting image. Love the way it flows kind of manic suffering. Very nice.

  • Chris Richards
    Chris Richardsalmost 7 years ago

    Thanks, both of you =) I was hoping that the lack of clear definition wouldnt take away from the overall message of the image, so your comments are very encouraging.

  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizalmost 7 years ago

    i can feel this….powerfully put for a powerul emotion…..amazing and heart felt from me! great work

  • Chris Richards
    Chris Richardsalmost 7 years ago

    Thanks Helene =) I took a look at your work, and I think you’re definitely one to know about powerful emotion from the heart. Your work is in a league of its own, and for that your compliments mean a lot, so thanks again =)

  • BrianGransmore
    BrianGransmorealmost 7 years ago

    Love the movement and pathos

  • Chris Richards
    Chris Richardsalmost 7 years ago

    Thanks Brian! =)

  • thrumyeyes
    thrumyeyesalmost 7 years ago

    Great strong powerful work.

  • Jaytee
    Jayteeover 6 years ago

    maddness, this looks like insanity.

  • Kitsmumma
    Kitsmummaover 6 years ago

    Fantastic, full of pain (in a good way!)

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