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Synonyms for desire

Synonyms for (noun) desire

Synonyms: desire Definition: an inclination to want things Usage: a man of many desires

Similar words: inclination, tendency Definition: a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect Usage: the alkaline inclination of the local waters; fabric with a tendency to shrink

Synonyms: desire Definition: the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

Similar words: feeling Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

Synonyms: desire Definition: something that is desired

Similar words: arousal Definition: a state of heightened physiological activity

Synonyms for (verb) desire

Synonyms: desire Definition: express a desire for

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: hope, trust, desire Definition: expect and wish Usage: I trust you will behave better from now on; I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise

Similar words: wish Definition: hope for; have a wish Usage: I wish I could go home now