adjective Date: 14th century excited by lust ; lecherouslustfully adverblustfulness noun

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  • Lustful — Lust ful, a. 1. Full of lust; excited by lust. Spenser. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 2. Exciting lust; characterized by lust or sensuality. Lustful orgies. Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Strong; lusty. [Obs.] Lustful health. Sackville. Syn: sensual;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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