Part of speech:
A strong wish or craving
A strong persistent yearning or desire, especially one that cannot be fulfilled.
The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
To have compassion or sympathy:
A natural attraction; affinity
A strong wish or urge:
The definition of hunger is the desire for something.
An irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
A coin or note worth one yen.
To crave, long, or yearn
To suffer with longing; pine
Pine is defined as to want something strongly, or to waste away from sadness.
Ache means to feel persistent sadness, pain, discomfort or desire, either physically or mentally.
To annoy; vex:
To let bend or hang down:
The definition of grieve is to feel pain or sadness as a result of a loss, or to cause pain or stress to someone.
To irritate; vex; annoy; worry
(Informal) To be obliged (to do something):
To long for; want.
To feel pity for or on account of:
Lust means feeling a strong desire for someone or something, especially of a sexual nature.
To feel or cause an irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
To want sexually
To feel or express sympathy, esp. in pity or compassion; commiserate
To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with.
To refrain from (doing something):
To dislike is to feel distaste or hostility towards someone or something.
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
Any strong desire; craving
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