1. Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; as the lust of gain.
My lust shall be satisfied upon them. Exodus 15:9.
4. Vigor; active power. [Not used.]
LUST, verb intransitive
1. To desire eagerly; to long; with after.
Thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. Deuteronomy 12:15.
2. To have carnal desire; to desire eagerly the gratification of carnal appetite.
LUST not after her beauty in thy heart. Proverbs 6:25.
Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. Matthew 5:28.
3. To have irregular or inordinate desires.
The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy. James 4:2.
LUST not after evil things as they also lusted. 1 Corinthians 10:6.
4. To list; to like.