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Definition of Desire


  1. To long for; to wish for earnestly; to covet.
  2. To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
  3. To require; to demand; to claim.
  4. To miss; to regret.
  5. The natural longing that is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of any good, and impels to action or effort its continuance or possession; an eager wish to obtain or enjoy.
  6. An expressed wish; a request; petition.
  7. Anything which is desired; an object of longing.
  8. Excessive or morbid longing; lust; appetite.
  9. Grief; regret.
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Desire Translations

desire in Afrikaans is verlang
desire in Dutch is trek hebben in, verkiezen, begeren
desire in Finnish is haluta
desire in Latin is esurio, inhio, cupido, orexis, requiro, cupio
desire in Portuguese is anseio, querer, desejar, desejo
desire in Spanish is codiciar, deseo, desear, tener, gana