Previously I discussed an Identity. Today I am defining the individual words to help me work with this identity.


noun: guardian; plural noun: guardians
  1. a defender, protector, or keeper.
  2. “self-appointed guardians of public morality”
  3. synonyms: protectordefender, preserver, custodianwardenguardkeeperMore

    • a person who looks after and is legally responsible for someone who is unable to manage their own affairs, especially an incompetent or disabled person or a child whose parents have died.
    • the superior of a Franciscan convent.
late Middle English: from Old French garden, of Germanic origin; compare with ward and warden. The ending was altered by association with -ian.


adjective: radical
  1. 1.
  2. (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough.
  3. “a radical overhaul of the existing regulatory framework”
  4. synonyms: thoroughgoingthoroughcompletetotalcomprehensiveexhaustivesweepingfar-reachingwide-rangingextensive, across the board, profoundmajorstringentrigorous

    “radical reform”
  5. antonyms: superficial
    • forming an inherent or fundamental part of the nature of someone or something.
    • “the assumption of radical differences between the mental attributes of literate and nonliterate peoples”
    • synonyms: fundamentalbasicessentialquintessentialMore
    • antonyms: minor
    • (of surgery or medical treatment) thorough and intended to be completely curative.
    • characterized by departure from tradition; innovative or progressive.
    • “a radical approach to electoral reform”
  6. 2.
  7. advocating or based on thorough or complete political or social change; representing or supporting an extreme or progressive section of a political party.
  8. “a radical American activist”
  9. synonyms: revolutionaryprogressivereformistrevisionist, progressivist; More
  10. antonyms: reactionarymoderateconservative
  11. 3.
  12. relating to the root of something, in particular.
    • of the root of a number or quantity.
    • denoting or relating to the roots of a word.
    • MUSIC
    • belonging to the root of a chord.
    • BOTANY
    • of, or springing direct from, the root or stem base of a plant.
  13. 4.
  14. NORTH AMERICANinformal
  15. very good; excellent.
  16. “Okay, then. Seven o’clock. Radical!”
noun: radical; plural noun: radicals
  1. 1.
  2. a person who advocates thorough or complete political or social reform; a member of a political party or part of a party pursuing such aims.
  3. synonyms: revolutionaryprogressivereformerrevisionistMore
  4. antonyms: reactionarymoderateconservative
  5. 2.
  7. a group of atoms behaving as a unit in a number of compounds.
  8. 3.
  9. the root or base form of a word.
    • any of the basic set of 214 Chinese characters constituting semantically or functionally significant elements in the composition of other characters and used as a means of classifying characters in dictionaries.
  10. 4.
  12. a quantity forming or expressed as the root of another.
    • a radical sign.
late Middle English (in the senses ‘forming the root’ and ‘inherent’): from late Latin radicalis, from Latin radix, radic- ‘root.’
noun: passion; plural noun: passions; noun: Passion; noun: the Passion
  1. 1.
  2. strong and barely controllable emotion.
  3. “a man of impetuous passion”
    • a state or outburst of strong emotion.
    • “oratory in which he gradually works himself up into a passion”
    • synonyms: (blind) rage, fit of anger/temper, temper, towering rage, tantrumfuryfrenzy

      “he worked himself up into a passion”
    • intense sexual love.
    • “their all-consuming passion for each other”
    • synonyms: love, (sexual) desire, lustardorinfatuation, lasciviousness, lustfulness

      “hot with passion”
    • an intense desire or enthusiasm for something.
    • “the English have a passion for gardens”
    • synonyms: fervorardorenthusiasmeagernesszeal, zealousness, vigorfire, fieriness, energy, fervency, animationspirit, spiritedness, fanaticism More

    • antonyms: apathy
    • a thing arousing enthusiasm.
    • “modern furniture is a particular passion of Bill’s”
    • synonyms: obsessionpreoccupationcrazemaniahobbyhorse

      “French literature is my passion”
  4. 2.
  5. the suffering and death of Jesus.
  6. “meditations on the Passion of Christ”
  7. synonyms: crucifixionsufferingagonymartyrdom

    “the Passion of Christ”
    • a narrative of the Passion from any of the Gospels.
    • a musical setting of any of the narratives of the Passion.
    • “an aria from Bach’s St. Matthew Passion”
Middle English: from Old French, from late Latin passio(n-) (chiefly a term in Christian theology), from Latin pati ‘suffer.’
My identity becomes a defender, protector, or keeper of the fundamental nature of an intense desire or enthusiasm.
This definition will help me with this journey of this part of my being. ONWARD!!!!