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NOUN (2)

1. a strong sexual desire;
[syn: lecherousness, lust, lustfulness]

2. self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins);
[syn: lust, luxuria]


VERB (1)

1. have a craving, appetite, or great desire for;
[syn: crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lust \Lust\, n. [AS. lust, lust, pleasure, longing; akin to OS., D., G., & Sw. lust, Dan. & Icel. lyst, Goth lustus, and perh. tom Skr. lush to desire, or to E. loose. Cf. List to please, Listless.] 1. Pleasure. [Obs.] " Lust and jollity." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclination; desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For little lust had she to talk of aught. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] My lust to devotion is little. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 3. Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; -- in a had sense; as, the lust of gain. [1913 Webster] The lust of reigning. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Licentious craving; a strong sexual appetite. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. Hence: Virility; vigor; active power. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lust \Lust\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Lusting.] [AS. lystan. See Lust, n., and cf. List to choose.] 1. To list; to like. [Obs.] --Chaucer. " Do so if thou lust. " --Latimer. [1913 Webster] Note: In earlier usage lust was impersonal. [1913 Webster] In the water vessel he it cast When that him luste. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] Whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. --Deut. xii. 15. [1913 Webster] Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. --Matt. v. 28. [1913 Webster] The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy. --James iv. 5. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lust n 1: a strong sexual desire [syn: lecherousness, lust, lustfulness] 2: self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins) [syn: lust, luxuria] v 1: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for [syn: crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

153 Moby Thesaurus words for "lust": acedia, ache, ache for, acquisitiveness, ambition, andromania, anger, animality, animus, aphrodisia, appetence, appetency, appetite, appetition, avarice, avariciousness, avaritia, avidity, avidness, bawdiness, biological urge, bodily appetite, carnal desire, carnality, choice, clitoromania, command, conation, conatus, concupiscence, coveting, covetousness, crave, craving, cupidity, deadly sin, decision, desire, determination, dirtiness, discretion, disposition, drive, energy, envy, eromania, eroticism, eroticomania, eroticomaniac, erotism, erotomania, excitement, fancy, fervor, fleshliness, fleshly lust, free choice, free will, frenzy of desire, furor uterinus, fury of desire, gluttony, goatishness, grasping, graspingness, greed, greediness, gula, gynecomania, hanker, heat, hoggishness, horniness, hot blood, hot pants, hunger, hysteromania, inclination, incontinence, indecency, infantile sexuality, inordinate desire, insatiability, insatiable desire, intemperateness, intention, invidia, ira, itch, itching palm, lasciviousness, lecherousness, lechery, lewdness, libidinousness, libido, lickerishness, liking, lubriciousness, lubricity, lust after, lustfulness, luxuria, mind, nymphomania, objective, obscenity, overgreediness, passion, piggishness, pine, pleasure, polymorphous perversity, priapism, pride, prurience, pruriency, randiness, rapaciousness, rapacity, ravenousness, resolution, rut, salaciousness, salacity, satyriasis, satyrism, sensuality, sexiness, sexual desire, sexual longing, sexual passion, sexuality, sloth, sordidness, superbia, swinishness, thirst, urge, uteromania, velleity, venereal appetite, volition, voraciousness, voracity, will, will power, wish, wolfishness, wrath, yearn, yearning, yen
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Lust sinful longing; the inward sin which leads to the falling away from God (Rom. 1:21). "Lust, the origin of sin, has its place in the heart, not of necessity, but because it is the centre of all moral forces and impulses and of spiritual activity." In Mark 4:19 "lusts" are objects of desire.