Synonyms of desire


1. desire, feeling

usage: the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

2. desire, tendency, inclination

usage: an inclination to want things; "a man of many desires"

3. desire, arousal

usage: something that is desired


1. desire, want

usage: feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"

2. hope, trust, desire, wish

usage: expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"

3. desire, request, bespeak, call for, quest

usage: express a desire for

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