Examples Word Origin See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com full of or motivated by lust, greed, or the like: He was an emperor lustful of power. having strong sexual desires; lecherous; libidinous. . Archaic lusty. Origin of lustful before 900; Middle English, Old English;
-ful Related forms lust·ful·ly, adverb lust·ful·ness, noun un·lust·ful, adjective un·lust·ful·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for lustfully Historical Examples Here was a greedy man, torn in twain betwixt greed and conscience; and I sat by and relished, and lustfully renewed his torments. British Dictionary definitions for lustfully driven by lust archaic vigorous or lusty Derived Forms lustfully, adverb lustfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for lustfully lustful adj.
lustfull "wishful, desirous, having an eager desire;" see lust (n.) + -ful. Specifically of sexual desire from 1570s. Related: Lustfully; lustfulness. Middle English also had lustsome, which was used in a sense of "voluptuous, lustful" from c.1400. Old English had lustbære "desirable, pleasant, cheerful, joyous."
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