temptation


temptation

noun

Definition of TEMPTATION

1
the pressure to give in to a desire for easy or immediate pleasure <he felt the temptation to go sailing, but did his chores instead>
2
something that persuades one to perform an action for pleasure or gain <money, power, and other overwhelming temptations can seduce a person to a life of crime>
Near Antonyms alarm (also alarum), alert, caution, forewarning, notice, warning

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