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1. lust

noun. ['ˈlʌst'] self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Synonyms

  • deadly sin
  • luxuria

Antonyms

  • aphrodisia
  • anaphrodisia
  • be born

Etymology

  • lust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Lust

  • ustrust
  • clevetrust
  • antitrust
  • nonplussed
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • unadjust
  • readjust
  • incrust
  • entrust
  • encrust
  • disgust
  • discussed
  • combust
  • unjust
  • robust
  • trust
  • thrust
  • prust
  • crust
  • brust
  • adjust
  • yust
  • rust
  • must
  • knust
  • just
  • hust
  • guste
  • gust

Example sentences of the word lust


1. Adjective, comparative
An overwhelming attraction without anything else -- such as closeness -- is more like lust than love.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As such, the Quran and hadith suggest modest dress and behavior to govern appetites such as lust.

3. Adverb
Islam defines lust as an act of heedlessness.

4. Adjective
People who are in lust tend to spend all their time together having sex.

5. Verb, base form
You don't really need to know a lot about someone to lust after him.

6. Coordinating conjunction
Love is about keeping someone around for the future; lust is about enjoying yourself right now.

Quotes containing the word lust


1. Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
- E. M. Forster

2. The lust and attraction are often a given in a romance novel - I want to dig into the elements of true friendship that form a foundation for a solid, gonna-last-forever romantic relationship.
- Suzanne Brockmann

3. People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
- Simon Cowell

2. lust

noun. ['ˈlʌst'] a strong sexual desire.

Synonyms

  • lecherousness
  • lustfulness
  • physical attraction
  • eros
  • concupiscence

Antonyms

  • be well
  • feed
  • despair
  • presence

Etymology

  • lust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. lust

verb. ['ˈlʌst'] have a craving, appetite, or great desire for.

Synonyms

  • desire
  • want
  • thirst
  • crave
  • hunger

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • have

Etymology

  • lust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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