Definition and Meanings for lust
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Part of Speech of lust
noun, intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of lust
Meaning of lust
- inclination; desire.
- longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; -- in a had sense; as, the lust of gain.
- licentious craving; a strong sexual appetite.
- hence: virility; vigor; active power.
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
- to list; to like.
- to have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; -- often with after.