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Gratification vs. Lust

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Gratificationnoun

(countable) The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite.

‘the gratification of the palate’; ‘the gratification of the heart’;

Lustnoun

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

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

Gratificationnoun

(uncountable) A feeling of pleasure; satisfaction

Lustnoun

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

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

Gratificationnoun

(countable) A reward; a gratuity.

Lustnoun

(archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.

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

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Gratificationnoun

The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite; as, the gratification of the palate, of the appetites, of the senses, of the desires, of the heart.

Lustnoun

(obsolete) virility; vigour; active power

Gratificationnoun

That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight.

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.’;

Gratificationnoun

A reward; a recompense; a gratuity.

Lustnoun

Pleasure.

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Gratificationnoun

state of being gratified; great satisfaction;

‘dull repetitious work gives no gratification’; ‘to my immense gratification he arrived on time’;

Lustnoun

Inclination; desire.

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

Gratificationnoun

the act or an instance of satisfying

Lustnoun

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

‘The lust of reigning.’;

Gratification

Gratification is the pleasurable emotional reaction of happiness in response to a fulfillment of a desire or goal. It is also identified as a response stemming from the fulfillment of social needs such as affiliation, socializing, social approval, and mutual recognition.Gratification, like all emotions, is a motivator of behavior and plays a role in the entire range of human social systems.

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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