Synonyms of lust
1 lecheryDictionary • His lust for her grew until it was overpowering.
lechery • His lechery made him the enemy of every father in the country.
sensuality • Her blonde hair gave her sensuality and youth.
licentiousness • moral licentiousness
the hots (slang)
libido • Lack of sleep is a major factor in loss of libido.
lewdness • The critics condemned the play for lewdness.
randiness (informal, mainly British)
2 desireDictionary • It was his lust for glitz and glamour that was driving them apart.
desire • I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
longing • He felt a longing for the familiar.
passion • Romeo's passion for Juliet
appetite • our growing appetite for scandal
craving • He had a sudden craving for a glass of brandy.
greed • an insatiable greed for power
thirst • their ever-growing thirst for cash
cupidity (formal) • the well-known cupidity and greed of politicians
PHRASAL VERB:▷ lust for or after someone or something
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appetiteSomeone's appetite for something is their strong desire for it.
• our growing appetite for scandal
cravingIf you crave something, you want to have it very much. (noun)
• He had a sudden craving for a glass of brandy.
Thesaurus for lust from the Collins English Thesaurus
a strong desire for sexual gratification
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