Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms of temptation allurement, enticement, lure, seduction Words Related to temptation siren song; allure, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, charm, enchantment, glamour (also glamor); beckoning, invitation; bait, inducement, influence, persuasion, power, sway
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 Synonyms of temptation allurement, bait, come-on, enticement, siren song, lure, turn-onWords Related to temptation appeal, call; attraction, boost, encouragement, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, inducement, motivation, persuasion, seducement, seduction, spur, stimulus; decoy, snare, trap; entrapment, mousetrapNear Antonyms of temptation alarm (also alarum), alert, caution, forewarning, notice, warning
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