Desire

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Desire->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ desire
desire
wish
fancy
fantasy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ want
want
need
exigency
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ mind
mind
inclination
leaning
bent
animus
partiality
penchant
predilection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ propensity
propensity
&c. 820
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ willingness
willingness
&c. 602
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ liking
liking
love
fondness
relish
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ longing
longing
hankering
inkling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ solicitude
solicitude
anxiety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ yearning
yearning
coveting
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ aspiration
aspiration
ambition
vaulting ambition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ eagerness
eagerness
zeal
ardor
empressement
breathless impatience
overanxiety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ impetuosity
impetuosity
&c. 825
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ appetite
appetite
appetition
appetence
appetency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sharp appetite
sharp appetite
keenness
hunger
stomach
twist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ thirst
thirst
thirstiness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ drouth
drouth
mouthwatering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ itch
itch
itching
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ prurience
prurience
cacoethes
cupidity
lust
concupiscence
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ edge of appetite
edge of appetite
edge of hunger
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ torment of Tantalus
torment of Tantalus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sweet tooth
sweet tooth
lickerish tooth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ itching palm
itching palm
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ longing eye
longing eye
wistful eye
sheep's eye
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ avidity
avidity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ greed
greed
greediness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ covetousness
covetousness
ravenousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ grasping
grasping
craving
canine appetite
rapacity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ voracity
voracity
&c.(gluttony) 957
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ passion
passion
rage
furore
mania
manie|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ inextinguishable desire
inextinguishable desire
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ dipsomania
dipsomania
kleptomania
=>(Person desiring)
GRP: \\ N \\ Person desiring
Sgm: \\ N \\ Person desiring \\ lover
lover
amateur
votary
devotee
aspirant
solicitant
candidate
Sgm: \\ N \\ Person desiring \\ cormorant
cormorant
&c. 957
=>(Object of desire)
GRP: \\ N \\ Object of desire
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ desideratum
desideratum
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ want
want
&c.(requirement) 630
=>a consummation devoutly to be wished
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ a consummation devoutly to be wished
a consummation devoutly to be wished
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ attraction
attraction
magnet
allurement
fancy
temptation
seduction
fascination
prestige
height of one's ambition
idol
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ whim
whim
whimsey
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ maggot
maggot
Sgm: \\ N \\ Object of desire \\ hobby
hobby
hobby-horse
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ Fortunatus's cap
Fortunatus's cap
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ wishing cap
wishing cap
wishing stone
wishing well
GRP: \\ N \\ 11
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ care for
care for
affect
like
list
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ take to
take to
cling to
take a fancy to
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ fancy
fancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ prefer
prefer
&c.(choose) 609
GRP: \\ N \\ 12
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ have an eye
have an eye
have a mind to
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ find it in one's heart
find it in one's heart
&c.(be willing) 602
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ have a fancy for
have a fancy for
set one's eyes upon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ cast a sheep's eye upon
cast a sheep's eye upon
look sweet upon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ take into one's head
take into one's head
have at heart
be bent upon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ set one's cap at
set one's cap at
set one's heart upon
set one's mind upon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ covet
covet
GRP: \\ N \\ 13
Sgm: \\ N \\ 13 \\ want
want
miss
need
feel the want of
would fain have
would fain do
Sgm: \\ N \\ 13 \\ would be glad of
would be glad of
PARAG:Desire->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ desire
desire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wish
wish
wish for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be desirous
be desirous
&c.->Adj.
have a longing
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hope
hope
&c. 858
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be hungry
be hungry
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have a good appetite
have a good appetite
play a good knife and fork
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hunger after
hunger after
thirst after
crave after
lust after
itch after
hanker after
run mad after
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ raven for
raven for
die for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ burn to
burn to
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ desiderate
desiderate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sigh for
sigh for
cry for
gape for
gasp for
pine for
pant for
languish for
yearn for
long
be on thorns for
hope for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ aspire after
aspire after
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ catch at
catch at
grasp at
jump at
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ woo
woo
court
solicit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ fish for
fish for
spell for
whistle for
put up for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ ogle
ogle
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cause desire
cause desire
create desire
raise desire
excite desire
provoke desire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ whet the appetite
whet the appetite
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ appetize
appetize
titillate
allure
attract
take one's fancy
tempt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ hold out temptation
hold out temptation
hold out allurement
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ tantalize
tantalize
make one's mouth water
faire venir l'eau a la
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ bouche
bouche
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ gratify desire
gratify desire
&c.(give pleasure) 829
PARAG:Desire->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ desirous
desirous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ desiring
desiring
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inclined
inclined
&c.(willing) 602
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ partial to
partial to
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fain
fain
wishful
optative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ anxious
anxious
wistful
curious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at a loss for
at a loss for
sedulous
solicitous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ craving
craving
hungry
sharp-set
peckish
ravening
with an empty stomach
esurient
lickerish
thirsty
athirst
parched with thirst
pinched with hunger
famished
dry
drouthy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hungry as a hunter
hungry as a hunter
hungry as a hawk
hungry as a horse
hungry as a church mouse
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ greedy
greedy
greedy as a hog
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ overeager
overeager
voracious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ ravenous
ravenous
ravenous as a wolf
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ openmouthed
openmouthed
covetous
rapacious
grasping
extortionate
exacting
sordid
alieni appetens
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ insatiable
insatiable
insatiate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unquenchable
unquenchable
quenchless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ omnivorous
omnivorous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unsatisfied
unsatisfied
unsated
unslaked
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ eager
eager
avid
keen
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ burning
burning
fervent
ardent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ agog
agog
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ all agog
all agog
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ breathless
breathless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ impatient
impatient
&c.(impetuous) 825
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ bent on
bent on
intent on
set on
bent upon
intent upon
set upon
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ mad after
mad after
enrage
rabid
dying for
devoured by desire
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ aspiring
aspiring
ambitious
vaulting
skyaspiring
high-reaching
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ desirable
desirable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ desired
desired
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ in demand
in demand
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ pleasing
pleasing
&c.(giving pleasure) 829
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ appetizing
appetizing
appetible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ tantalizing
tantalizing
PARAG:Desire->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ wistfully
wistfully
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ fain
fain
PARAG:Desire->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ would that
would that
would that it were
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English dictionary for students. 2013.

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