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Definition of Lust

Lust

  1. Pleasure.
  2. Inclination; desire.
  3. Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; -- in a had sense; as, the lust of gain.
  4. Licentious craving; sexual appetite.
  5. Hence: Virility; vigor; active power.
  6. To list; to like.
  7. To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; -- often with after.

Lust Quotations

People never know how strong is their lust for being cheated.
Joe Chung

Our country has been overtaken by murderous thugs... gangsters who lust after fortunes and power.
Cindy Sheehan

Revenge, lust, ambition, pride, and self-will are too often exalted as the gods of man's idolatry; while holiness, peace, contentment, and humility are viewed as unworthy of a serious thought.
Charles Spurgeon

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
Mahatma Gandhi

He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
Buddha
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Lust Translations

lust in Dutch is passie, roes, lust, hartstocht
lust in Finnish is intohimo
lust in German is Begierde, Wollust
lust in Spanish is delicia, lujuria
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