- 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 lusting
He had given away for one red moment to the leaping, lusting urge to smash the world.Gladiator|Philip Wylie
And Colonel Ward went back to watch the digging, angry, lusting, and disheartened.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
Such was the reward of their concupiscence, which Paul here aptly explains as "lusting after evil things."Epistle Sermons, Vol. III|Martin Luther
"I have never had the modern madness of lusting for gold; that is all," he told her.Daughter of the Sun|Jackson Gregory
Has not the Scripture something upon "the lusting after a woman" being no less criminal than the crime?Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6)|Thomas Moore