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Old English lust (lust, pleasure, longing) < Patrono:Gem[[Category:Patrono:Gem derivations|Lust]] *lust-; akin to Old Saxon, Dutch lust, Old Frisian, Old High German, German Lust, & Swedish lust, Danish lyst & Icelandic lyst, Old Norse losti, Gothic lustus, and perhaps to Sanskrit lush "to desire", or to English loose. Confer list (to please), listless.

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Singular
Lust

Plural
uncountable

Lust (uncountable)
  1. Strong desire, especially of a sexual nature.
    Upon seeing Kim, I was filled with lust.
  2. (archaic) A general want or longing not necessarily sexual or devious.
    The boarders hide their lust to go home.
  3. (archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.
    An ideal son is his father's lasting lust.

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Infinitive
to Lust

Third person singular
Lusts

Simple past
Lusted

Past participle
Lusted

Present participle
Lusting

to Lust (third-person singular simple present Lusts, present participle Lusting, simple past and past participle Lusted)
  1. (intransitive) To very strongly desire.
  2. To crave sexual contact urgently.

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Lust c. (plural lusten, diminutive lustje, diminutive plural lustjes)

  1. lust, desire (especially sexual)
  2. pleasure, joy
    Het was een lust om naar hem te kijken en te luisteren.
    It was a pleasure watching and listening to him.
  3. benefit, advantage

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Lust

  1. The first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of lusten.
  2. The imperative of lusten.

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Lust m.

  1. desire, pleasure, appetite, lust
    Him wæs metes micel lust: he had a craving for food. (Ælfric's Homilies)

cs:lust es:lust fa:lust fr:lust ko:lust io:lust it:lust kn:lust ku:lust hu:lust ml:lust nl:lust pl:lust pt:lust ru:lust fi:lust sv:lust ta:lust te:lust th:lust vi:lust zh:lust

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