Associations to the word «Lust»


LUST, noun. A feeling of strong desire, especially such a feeling driven by sexual arousal.
LUST, noun. (archaic) A general want or longing, not necessarily sexual.
LUST, noun. (archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.
LUST, noun. (obsolete) virility; vigour; active power
LUST, verb. (intransitive, usually in the phrase "lust after") To look at or watch with a strong desire, especially of a sexual nature.
LUST MURDER, noun. Murder accompanied by mutilation, often of a sexual nature

Dictionary definition

LUST, noun. A strong sexual desire.
LUST, noun. Self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins).
LUST, verb. Have a craving, appetite, or great desire for.

Wise words

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