Synonyms of lust in English:

lust


See definition of lust

noun

1‘he was watching her with undisguised lust’

SYNONYMS
sexual desire, sexual appetite, sexual longing, sexual passion, lustfulness, ardour, desire, passion
libido, sex drive, sexuality, biological urge
lechery, lecherousness, lasciviousness, lewdness, carnality, licentiousness, salaciousness, prurience
informal horniness, raunchiness, the hots
British informal randiness
rare salacity, concupiscence, nympholepsy

2‘a lust for power’

SYNONYMS
greed, greediness, desire, craving, covetousness, eagerness, keenness, avidness, avidity, cupidity, longing, yearning, hunger, thirst, appetite, hankering
ANTONYMS

aversion


verb

1‘he lusted after his employer's wife’

SYNONYMS
desire, be consumed with desire for, find sexually attractive, find sexy, crave, covet, want, wish for, long for, yearn for, hunger for, thirst for, ache for, burn for, pant for
informal have the hots for, lech after, lech over, fancy, have a thing about, have a thing for, drool over, have the horn for

2‘she lusted after some unbridled adventure’

SYNONYMS
crave, desire, be consumed with desire for, covet, have one's heart set on, want, wish for, long for, yearn for, dream of, hanker for, hanker after, hunger for, thirst for, ache for
ANTONYMS

be averse to