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  Definition of desire
  1. an inclination to want things; "a man of many desires"
  2. the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  3. something that is desired
  4. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
  5. express a desire for
  6. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
Similar Words: want, hope, trust

 

Hyponyms: hunger, thirst, greed, ambition, aspiration, dream, bloodlust, temptation, craving, wish, wishing, want, longing, yearning, concupiscence, physical attraction, urge, itch, caprice, impulse, whim, rage, passion, materialism, philistinism, crave, starve, lust, fancy, go for, take to, miss, hope, wish well, care, like, spoil, feel like, envy, begrudge, lust after, lech after, hanker, long, yearn, seek

 

Derivational Morphology: hope, trust, want, wanter, needer, wish, wishing, promise, hoper

 

Anagrams: derris, reside

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 慾望   Danish: ønske and begær and lyst  
Finnish: halu   French: désir  
German: Begehren   Greek: επιθυμία  
Hebrew: תשוקה   Italian: desiderio  
Norwegian: ønske   Russian: желание  
Slovene: poželenje and želja   Telugu: కోరిక and sc=Telu  
 
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