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lust

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lust

  1. 1 intense sexual desire he was overcome with lust when he saw the images Synonyms of lust ardor, concupiscence, eros, eroticism, horniness, itch, lustfulness, passion Words Related to lust erotomania, nymphomania, satyriasis; lasciviousness, lewdness, libidinousness, licentiousness, lickerishness, randiness, salaciousness, wantonness Near Antonyms of lust frigidity

  2. 2 a strong wish for something the belief that most politicians have a lust for power Synonyms of lust appetency, appetite, craving, drive, hankering, hunger, itch, jones [slang], letch, longing, desire, passion, pining, thirst, thirstiness, urge, yearning, yenWords Related to lust compulsion, impulse, impulsion, will, zeal; liking, love, taste, weakness; eagerness, impatience; want, wish; necessity, need, requirement; obsession; acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, greed, greediness, rapaciousness, rapacity; cacoëthes, maniaNear Antonyms of lust abhorrence, abomination, allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, distaste, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; apathy, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  3. 3 urgent desire or interest vacation tours for people with a lust for adventure Synonyms of lust appetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, desirousness, enthusiasm, excitement, hunger, impatience, keenness, eagerness, thirstWords Related to lust alacrity, quickness; ambition, gusto, zest; appetence, appetency, fervency, passion, warmth, zeal; amenability, readiness, willingnessNear Antonyms of lust casualness, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern; aloofness, detachment; impassivity, languidness, languor; halfheartedness, lukewarmnessAntonyms of lust apathy, indifference

  4. 4 sexual appetite a no-strings-attached relationship in which both parties were there merely for the satisfaction of their lust Synonyms of lust concupiscence, eroticism, horniness, hots, itch, lech, letch, libidinousness, desire, lustfulness, lustihood, passion, salaciousnessWords Related to lust libido; ardor, heat, rut; erotomania, hypersexuality, lecherousness, lechery, nymphomania, satyriasis; veneryNear Antonyms of lust abstinence, celibacy, chastity; frigidity, frigidness



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