- pleasure or delight.
- desire; inclination; wish.
verb (used without object)
Words nearby lust
Origin of lust
OTHER WORDS FROM lustun·lust·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for lusted
Jones, though in death, would finally experience the glory and honor he had so lusted for in life.
So you remove a lot of stuff from the list that you lusted for.
His words ran back through the crowd which had so lusted for this very event.The Walking Delegate|Leroy Scott
Such, in its essence, was the great experiment station of these two men who lusted for dominion over the whole world.The Air Trust|George Allan England
If Colbert coveted her name and wealth, Louvois lusted for her person.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
From the first, forgetting its primitive democracy and purely moral claims, Buddhism lusted for power in the State.The Religions of Japan|William Elliot Griffis
With him the girl was only the means to the end that his whole nature now lusted for.King Spruce, A Novel|Holman Day