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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

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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