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Etymology[]

Old English lust (lust, pleasure, longing) < Template:Gem[[Category:Template: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.

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /lʌst/, IPA: /lʊst/
    Rhymes: -ʌst

Noun[]

Singular
Lust

Plural
-

Lust (-)

  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.

Derived terms[]

  • lustful
  • lustihood
  • lustily
  • lustiness
  • lustless
  • lusty

Translations[]

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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Lust

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Lust (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (intransitive) To very strongly desire.
  2. To crave sexual contact urgently.

Translations[]

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Anagrams[]

  • lstu,
  • slut
  • UTSL

Dutch[]

Noun[]

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

Related terms[]

  • lusteloos
  • lusthof m.
  • lustig
  • lustoord n.
  • lustpriëel n.
  • lusttuin
  • wellust

Verb[]

Lust

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

Old English[]

Noun[]

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