An example of lust is the feeling a guy feels when he looks at an extremely attractive supermodel.
An example of lust is a strong desire for a sleek new car.
An example of lust is what you might feel when you see a really attractive person of the opposite sex.
An example of lust is when you feel a very strong desire to buy a sleek new car.
Seeing Kim fills me with a passionate lust.
Origin of lust
- Middle English from Old English desire las- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English lust (“lust, pleasure, longing"), from Proto-Germanic *lustuz. Akin to Old Saxon, Dutch lust, Old Frisian, Old High German, German Lust, & Swedish lust, Danish lyst & Icelandic lyst, Old Norse losti, Gothic lustus, and perhaps to Sanskrit lush "to desire" and Albanian lushÃ« (“bitch, savage dog, promiscuous woman"), or to English loose. Confer list (“to please"), listless.