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This page is about the noun "passion", which can be both countable and uncountable

passion → uncountable

Meaning: very strong feeling or emotion

Example sentence: If you speak with passion about something you believe in, people will listen to you.

passion → countable

Meaning: a very strong interest in something or someone

Example sentence: Every since he was young, my son has had a passion for football.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "passion" countable?

a. Maria has always had a passion for singing.

b. Maria has always sung with great passion.

Contributor: Matt Errey