- Lustful Lust"ful, a.
1. Full of lust; excited by lust. --Spenser. --Tillotson.
3. Strong; lusty. [Obs.] `` Lustful health.'' --Sackville.
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lustful — O.E. lustfull wishful, desirous, having an eager desire; see LUST (Cf. lust) (n.) + FUL (Cf. ful). Specifically of sexual desire from 1570s. Related: Lustfully; lustfulness. Middle English also had lustsome, which was used in a sense of… … Etymology dictionary
lustful — index dissolute, hot blooded, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, obscene, prurient, salacious, suggestive (risqué) … Law dictionary
lustful — lascivious, libidinous, lecherous, wanton, lewd, *licentious, libertine Analogous words: *carnal, fleshly, sensual, animal: *immoral, unmoral, amoral Contrasted words: pure, modest, decent, *chaste: *moral, virtuous … New Dictionary of Synonyms
lustful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ filled with lust; lecherous. DERIVATIVES lustfully adverb lustfulness noun … English terms dictionary
lustful — [lust′fəl] adj. 1. filled with or characterized by lust 2. Archaic lusty; vigorous lustfully adv. lustfulness n … English World dictionary
lustful — [[t]lʌ̱stfʊl[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Lustful means feeling or expressing strong sexual desire. He can t stop himself from having lustful thoughts … English dictionary
lustful — adjective 1. vigorously passionate • Syn: ↑lusty, ↑concupiscent • Similar to: ↑passionate • Derivationally related forms: ↑concupiscence (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
lustful — lustfully, adv. lustfulness, n. /lust feuhl/, adj. 1. full of or motivated by lust, greed, or the like: He was an emperor lustful of power. 2. having strong sexual desires; lecherous; libidinous. 3. Archaic. lusty. [bef. 900; ME, OE; see LUST,… … Universalium
lustful — See lustful, lusty … Dictionary of problem words and expressions
lustful — adj wishful, desirous; gelustful desirable … Old to modern English dictionary