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  Words related to desire

Related / Similar Words: want, hope, trust

 

Definition:
  • an inclination to want things; "a man of many desires";
  • the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state;
  • something that is desired;
  • feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room";
  • express a desire for;
  • expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise";

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    Hyponyms: hunger, thirst, greed, ambition, aspiration, dream, bloodlust, temptation, craving, wish, wishing, want, longing, yearning, concupiscence, physical attraction, urge, itch, caprice, impulse, whim, rage, passion, materialism, philistinism, crave, starve, lust, fancy, go for, take to, miss, hope, wish well, care, like, spoil, feel like, envy, begrudge, lust after, lech after, hanker, long, yearn, seek

     

    Derivational Morphology: hope, trust, want, wanter, needer, wish, wishing, promise, hoper

     

    Anagrams: derris, reside

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 慾望   Danish: ønske and begær and lyst  
    Finnish: halu   French: désir  
    German: Begehren   Greek: επιθυμία  
    Hebrew: תשוקה   Italian: desiderio  
    Norwegian: ønske   Russian: желание  
    Slovene: poželenje and želja   Telugu: కోరిక and sc=Telu  
     
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