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1. desire

noun. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state.

Synonyms

  • dream
  • feeling
  • whim
  • physical attraction
  • eros
  • concupiscence
  • caprice
  • longing
  • wishing
  • hungriness
  • yearning
  • bloodlust
  • temptation
  • urge
  • want
  • craving
  • impulse
  • itch
  • wish
  • aspiration
  • ambition

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness
  • man
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word sexual-desire


1. Noun Phrase
Effexor can also cause diminished libido and sexual desire 23.

2. Noun Phrase
Other symptoms include vaginal dryness, changes in sexual desire (greater or less) and trouble sleeping.

3. Noun Phrase
It might just be enough to make him feel closer to you, which could trigger his sexual desire.

2. desire

verb. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] feel or have a desire for; want strongly.

Synonyms

  • care
  • miss
  • yearn
  • hope
  • like
  • seek
  • long
  • take to
  • fancy
  • lech after
  • crave
  • go for
  • wish well
  • spoil
  • begrudge
  • feel like
  • want
  • hunger
  • envy
  • lust after
  • hanker
  • itch
  • wish
  • thirst
  • lust
  • ambition

Antonyms

  • overshoot
  • undershoot
  • hit
  • success

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. desire

noun. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] an inclination to want things.

Synonyms

  • tendency
  • thirstiness
  • hungriness
  • greed
  • inclination
  • hunger

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • feed
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. desire

verb. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] expect and wish.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • wish

Antonyms

  • unlike
  • unalike
  • dissimilitude

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. desire

verb. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] express a desire for.

Synonyms

  • bespeak
  • quest
  • request

Antonyms

  • hopelessness
  • pessimism
  • dislike
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. desire

noun. ['dɪˈzaɪɝ'] something that is desired.

Synonyms

  • rage
  • materialism
  • arousal
  • passion

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • attend
  • have
  • include

Etymology

  • desiren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desirrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sexual

adjective. ['ˈsɛkʃuːəl'] having or involving sex.

Synonyms

  • intersexual
  • unisexual
  • sexuality
  • gender
  • sexed

Antonyms

  • homosexual
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness

Etymology

  • sexualis (Latin)

8. sexual

adjective. ['ˈsɛkʃuːəl'] involved in a sexual relationship.

Synonyms

  • intimate

Antonyms

  • heterosexual
  • bisexual

Etymology

  • sexualis (Latin)
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