- pleasure or delight.
- desire; inclination; wish.
Origin of lust
OTHER WORDS FROM lustun·lust·ing, adjective
How to use lust in a sentence
When you’re in love or lust or both, it’s very difficult to not do what you’re going to do.
For 25 years, revenge-lusting activists in India have lobbied for his imprisonment.
The real man was an arrogant autocrat, lusting for power and wealth.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
But all the gentlemen wished to take part in the expedition, and joined the Bedouins, lusting for battle.A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer
Having learned that men are a naturally combative race, lusting for blood, the poet saw it was hopeless to bring them to terms.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
They panted for a chance to mete out annihilation to the blood-lusting rascals and untamed savages who were harassing them.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. IV (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
In a moment the human lusting for the blood of its fellows is let loose, than which there is no more terrible madness on earth.The Twins of Suffering Creek|Ridgwell Cullum