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Chastity vs. Lust

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Chastitynoun

The quality of being chaste: the state of abstaining from any sexual activity considered immoral; avoidance of sexual sins.

Lustnoun

A feeling of strong desire, especially such a feeling driven by sexual arousal.

‘Seeing Kim fills me with a passionate lust.’;

Chastitynoun

The state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from unlawful sexual intercourse.

‘She . . . hath preserved her spotless chastity.’;

Lustnoun

(archaic) A general want or longing, not necessarily sexual.

‘The boarders hide their lust to go home.’;

Chastitynoun

Moral purity.

‘So dear to heaven is saintly chastity,That, when a soul is found sicerely soA thousand liveried angels lackey her.’;

Lustnoun

(archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.

‘An ideal son is his father's lasting lust.’;

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Chastitynoun

The unmarried life; celibacy.

Lustnoun

(obsolete) virility; vigour; active power

Chastitynoun

Chasteness.

Lustverb

To look at or watch with a strong desire, especially of a sexual nature.

‘He was lusting after the woman in the tight leather miniskirt.’;

Chastitynoun

abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)

Lustnoun

Pleasure.

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Chastitynoun

morality with respect to sexual relations

Lustnoun

Inclination; desire.

‘For little lust had she to talk of aught.’; ‘My lust to devotion is little.’;

Chastitynoun

the state or practice of refraining from extramarital, or especially from all, sexual intercourse

‘vows of chastity’;

Lustnoun

Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; - in a had sense; as, the lust of gain.

‘The lust of reigning.’;

Chastity

Chastity, also known as purity, is a virtue related to temperance. Someone who is chaste refrains either from sexual activity considered immoral or any sexual activity, according to their state of life.

Lustnoun

Licentious craving; a strong sexual appetite.

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Lustnoun

Hence: Virility; vigor; active power.

Lustverb

To list; to like.

‘In the water vessel he it castWhen that him luste.’;

Lustverb

To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; - often with after.

‘Whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.’; ‘Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.’; ‘The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy.’;

Lustnoun

a strong sexual desire

Lustnoun

self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Lustverb

have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

Lustnoun

strong sexual desire

‘he knew that his lust for her had returned’;

Lustnoun

a passionate desire for something

‘a lust for power’;

Lustnoun

a sensuous appetite regarded as sinful

‘lusts of the flesh’;

Lustverb

have strong sexual desire for someone

‘he really lusted after me in those days’;

Lustverb

have a strong desire for something

‘pregnant women lusting for pickles and ice cream’;

Lust

Lust is a psychological force producing intense desire for an object, or circumstance while already having a significant other or amount of the desired object. Lust can take any form such as the lust for sexuality (see libido), money, or power.

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