- pleasure or delight.
- desire; inclination; wish.
Origin of lust
OTHER WORDS FROM lustun·lust·ing, adjective
How to use lust in a sentence
Jones, though in death, would finally experience the glory and honor he had so lusted for in life.
How are truffles, one of the most lusted-after foods in the world, feeling the heat of the recession?
So you remove a lot of stuff from the list that you lusted for.
Again, when the people lusted for flesh in the wilderness, saying, "Who shall give us flesh to eat?"The Astronomy of the Bible|E. Walter Maunder
If Colbert coveted her name and wealth, Louvois lusted for her person.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
Also things began to grow scarce in Mansoul; now the things that her soul lusted after were departing from her.The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus|John Bunyan
Its fathers have ground the faces of the helots; they have fought and lusted, they have suffered contumely and stripes.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
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