lust definition

  • noun:
    • Intense or unrestrained sexual craving.
    • a formidable need or craving: a lust for energy.
    • intensive eagerness or enthusiasm: a lust forever.
    • Outdated Satisfaction; relish.
    • A feeling of strong need, especially of a sexual nature.
    • A general want or longing definitely not sexual or devious.
    • A delightful cause of delight, pleasure.
    • Satisfaction.
    • tendency; desire.
    • Longing desire; eagerness to own or enjoy; -- in a had feeling.
    • Licentious craving; a strong intimate desire for food.
    • ergo: Virility; vitality; energetic energy.
    • Desire, interest, or want generally speaking.
    • intensive longing desire; eagerness for possession or satisfaction: since, the lust of gain.
    • Specifically Evil tendency; depraved love or desire.
    • In absolute use, carnal desire; intimate appetite; illegal need of sexual pleasure; concupiscence.
    • Pleasure; pleasure; a source of enjoyment.
    • a strong sexual desire
    • self-indulgent sexual interest (personified among the lethal sins)
  • verb-intransitive:
    • having a rigorous or obsessive desire, particularly one that's sexual.
    • To list; to like.
    • to possess an eager, enthusiastic, and particularly an inordinate or sinful need, as for the gratification associated with sexual desire for food or of covetousness; -- often with after.
  • verb:
    • To very highly want.
    • To crave intimate contact urgently.
    • have actually a craving, appetite, or great desire to have
  • others:
    • To desire eagerly; long: with after or even for.
    • To take pleasure; delight; like.
    • exclusively having wicked desire.
    • To have carnal desire: with immediately after.
    • A Middle English form of number .

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