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lustful

[luhst-fuh l] /ˈlʌst fəl/
adjective
1.
full of or motivated by lust, greed, or the like:
He was an emperor lustful of power.
2.
having strong sexual desires; lecherous; libidinous.
3.
Archaic. lusty.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English; see lust, -ful
Related forms
lustfully, adverb
lustfulness, noun
unlustful, adjective
unlustfully, adverb
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Word Origin and History for lust-fulness

lustful

adj.

Old English lustfull "wishful, desirous, having an eager desire;" see lust (n.) + -ful. Specifically of sexual desire from 1570s. Related: Lustfully; lustfulness. Middle English also had lustsome, which was used in a sense of "voluptuous, lustful" from c.1400. Old English had lustbære "desirable, pleasant, cheerful, joyous."

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