- pleasure or delight.
- desire; inclination; wish.
OTHER WORDS FOR lust
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.Russia’s American Crimea Hero|Ben Jacobs|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How are truffles, one of the most lusted-after foods in the world, feeling the heat of the recession?The Great Truffle-Market Crash of '09|Katie Workman|September 1, 2009|DAILY BEAST
So you remove a lot of stuff from the list that you lusted for.Lucas Samaras Plays Hard to Get|Arne Glimcher|June 2, 2009|DAILY BEAST
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