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Feelings of want and desire - synonyms or related words

desire

noun

a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something

wish

noun

a feeling that you want something or want to do something

urge

noun

a strong feeling of wanting or needing to do something

inclination

noun

a feeling that you want to do something

longing

noun

a strong feeling of wanting someone or something

craving

noun

a very strong feeling of wanting something

thirst

noun

a strong feeling of wanting to have or do something

yearning

noun

mainly literary

a strong feeling that you get when you want something very much, especially something that you know you may not be able to have

hankering

noun

informal

a strong feeling of wanting something

ache

noun

mainly literary

a strong feeling that you want something that you cannot have

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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