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Definition of Temptation

Temptation

  1. The act of tempting, or enticing to evil; seduction.
  2. The state of being tempted, or enticed to evil.
  3. That which tempts; an inducement; an allurement, especially to something evil.

Temptation Quotations

Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.
Victoria Secunda

Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.
Billy Sunday

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
Gerald Jampolsky

It's obviously a lot harder to try and be a good guy than it is to be a bad guy. The world is a fundamentally evil place, it seems like. So in order to be a good person, you have to fight temptation and vice.
Michael Shannon

Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body.
H. L. Mencken
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Temptation Translations

temptation in Afrikaans is versoeking
temptation in Dutch is aanvechting, temptatie, verleiding
temptation in French is tentation
temptation in German is Versuchung
temptation in Latin is temptatio, tentatio-onis
temptation in Spanish is tentacion
temptation in Swedish is frestelse
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