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Feelings of want and desire - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

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a crying need for something

an urgent need for something

addiction

noun

a strong need or wish to spend as much time as possible doing a particular activity

a jones for

noun

Americaninformal a very strong desire for or addiction to

appetite

noun

a feeling of being very interested in something or of wanting it very much

by popular demand

because a lot of people have asked for it

demand

noun

economics the amount of a product or service that people want, or the fact that they want it

hunger

noun

mainly literary the feeling that you have when you want something very much

impatience

noun

the feeling of wanting to do something as soon as possible

itch

noun

informal a feeling of wanting something

someone’s dream

what a particular type of person wants more than anything else

temptation

noun

a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something, especially something that is bad for you

thought

noun

a plan or wish to do something

urgency

noun

the feeling of wanting something very much or wanting it immediately

wanderlust

noun

a strong wish to travel

yen

noun

a strong feeling that you want to do something

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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