desire [dih-zahyuhr] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun, verb|
agog, all agog, ambitious, anadipsic, anxious, appetent, appetizable, appetizing, ardent, aspiring, at a loss for, athirst, avid, belly, bent upon, breathless, bulimic, burning, concubitant, covetous, craving, curious, desirable, desired, desiring, desirous, devoured by desire, drouthy, dry, dying for, eager, enviable, envious, esurient, exacting, exoptable, extortionate, fain, famished, fervent, gair, grasping, greedy, greedy as a hog, hungry, hungry as a churchmouse, hungry as a hawk, hungry as a horse, hungry as a hunter, impatient, in demand, inclined, ingordigious, insatiable, intent on, intent upon, keen, lickerish, mad after, meatwhole, open, orectic, overeager, parched with thirst, partial to, peckish, phagomanic, pinched with hunger, pleasing, quenchless, rabid, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, ravenous as a wolf, salacious, sarcophilous, sedulous, set on, set upon, sharp, sitient, sky, sordid, tantalizing, thirsty, tibialoconcupiscent, unquenchable, unsated, unsatisfied, unslaked, vaulting, venerean, voracious, wishful, wistful, with an empty stomach, yiver
|Category:||3. Prospective Affections|
desire, wish, fancy, fantasy; want, need, exigency., mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, penchant, predilection; propensity; willingness; liking, love, fondness, relish., longing, hankering, inkling; solicitude, anxiety; yearning, coveting; aspiration, ambition, vaulting ambition; eagerness, zeal, ardor, empressement, breathless impatience, overanxiety; impetuosity, [more]., appetite, appetition, appetence, appetency; sharp appetite, keenness, hunger, stomach, twist; thirst, thirstiness; drouth, mouthwatering; itch, itching; prurience, cacoethes, cupidity, lust, concupiscence., edge of appetite, edge of hunger; torment of Tantalus; sweet tooth, lickerish tooth; itching palm; longing eye, wistful eye, sheep's eye., avidity; greed, greediness; covetousness, ravenousness; grasping, craving, canine appetite, rapacity; voracity (gluttony)., passion, rage, furore, mania, manie; inextinguishable desire; dipsomania, kleptomania., [Person desiring] lover, amateur, votary, devotee, aspirant, solicitant, candidate; cormorant., [Object of desire] desideratum; want (requirement); "a consummation devoutly to be wished"; attraction, magnet, allurement, fancy, temptation, seduction, fascination, prestige, height of one's ambition, idol; whim, whimsey; maggot; hobby, hobby-horse., Fortunatus's cap; wishing cap, wishing stone, wishing well., care for, affect, like, list; take to, cling to, take a fancy to; fancy; prefer (choose)., have an eye, have a mind to; find it in one's heart (be willing) [more]; have a fancy for, set one's eyes upon; cast a sheep's eye upon, look sweet upon; take into one's head, have at heart, be bent upon; set one's cap at, set one's heart upon, set one's mind upon; covet., want, miss, need, feel the want of, would fain have, would fain do; would be glad of.
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