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LUST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lust mean? 

LUST (noun)
  The noun LUST has 2 senses:

1. a strong sexual desire
2. self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)

  Familiarity information: LUST used as a noun is rare.


LUST (verb)
  The verb LUST has 1 sense:

1. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

  Familiarity information: LUST used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LUST (noun)


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Meaning:

A strong sexual desire

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

lecherousness; lust; lustfulness

Hypernyms ("lust" is a kind of...):

concupiscence; eros; physical attraction; sexual desire (a desire for sexual intimacy)


Sense 2lust [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

luxuria; lust

Hypernyms ("lust" is a kind of...):

deadly sin; mortal sin (an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace)


LUST (verb)


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Meaning:

Have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

lust; crave; hunger; thirst; starve

Hypernyms (to "lust" is one way to...):

desire; want (feel or have a desire for; want strongly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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