Definitions for lustlʌst
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
intense sexual desire or appetite.
uncontrolled or illicit sexual desire.
a passionate or overwhelming desire or craving (usu. fol. by for):
a lust for power.
ardent enthusiasm; zest; relish:
a lust for life.
Obs. pleasure or delight. desire; inclination; wish.
(v.i.)to have intense sexual desire.
to have a passionate yearning or desire (often fol. by for or after).
Origin of lust:
bef. 900; ME luste, OE lust, c. OFris, OHG lust, ON lyst, Go lustus; cf. list4
lecherousness, lust, lustfulness(noun)
a strong sexual desire
self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust(verb)
have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
strong sexual desire
It's lust, not love.
A feeling of strong desire, especially of a sexual nature.
Upon seeing Kim, I was filled with lust.
A general want or longing not necessarily sexual or devious.
The boarders hide their lust to go home.
A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.
An ideal son is his father's lasting lust.
To very strongly desire.
To crave sexual contact urgently.
Origin: lust, from lustuz. Akin to Old Saxon, Dutch lust, Old Frisian, Old High German, German Lust, & Swedish lust, Danish lyst & Icelandic lyst, Old Norse losti, Gothic lustus, and perhaps to Sanskrit lush "to desire", or to English loose. Confer list, listless.
longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; -- in a had sense; as, the lust of gain
licentious craving; sexual appetite
hence: Virility; vigor; active power
to list; to like
to have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; -- often with after
Translations for lust
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a) very strong desire
a lust for power.
- wellus, begeerteAfrikaans
- شَهْوَه، رَغْبَه جِنْسِيَّه قَوِيَّهArabic
- desejoPortuguese (BR)
- die BegierdeGerman
- anhelo, codicia, lujuriaSpanish
- désir ardent (de)French
- कामुकता, लालचHindi
- brama ; lussuriaItalian
- 갈망, 열망Korean
- iekāre; kaisle; alkasLatvian
- wellust, verlangenDutch
- (vel)lyst, begjærNorwegian
- ،خواهش هوسPersian
- poftă; dorinţăRomanian
- lust, begär, åtråSwedish
- hırs, ihtirasTurkish
- 慾望Chinese (Trad.)
- sự thèm khátVietnamese
- 强烈的欲望Chinese (Simp.)
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