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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 ardor, concupiscence, eros, eroticism, horniness, itch, lustfulness, passion Related Words erotomania, nymphomania, satyriasis; lasciviousness, lewdness, libidinousness, licentiousness, lickerishness, randiness, salaciousness, wantonness Near Antonyms frigidity

  2. 2 a strong wish for something the belief that most politicians have a lust for power Synonyms appetency, appetite, craving, drive, hankering, hunger, itch, jones [slang], letch, longing, desire, passion, pining, thirst, thirstiness, urge, yearning, yenRelated Words 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 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 appetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, desirousness, enthusiasm, excitement, hunger, impatience, keenness, eagerness, thirstRelated Words alacrity, quickness; ambition, gusto, zest; appetence, appetency, fervency, passion, warmth, zeal; amenability, readiness, willingnessNear Antonyms casualness, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern; aloofness, detachment; impassivity, languidness, languor; halfheartedness, lukewarmnessAntonyms 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 concupiscence, eroticism, horniness, hots, itch, lech, letch, libidinousness, desire, lustfulness, lustihood, passion, salaciousnessRelated Words libido; ardor, heat, rut; erotomania, hypersexuality, lecherousness, lechery, nymphomania, satyriasis; veneryNear Antonyms abstinence, celibacy, chastity; frigidity, frigidness



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