Nouns (4)

n. an inclination to want things; "a man of many desires"
n. the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
n. something that is desired
n. [the sensation of an intense hope or wish]

Verbs (6)

want, desire
v. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
v. express a desire for
desire, trust, hope
v. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"

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Fuzzynyms (45)

n. the act of deviating from a vertical position
appetence, appetency, appetite
n. a feeling of craving something; "an appetite for life"; "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks
yen, hankering
n. a yearning for something or to do something
partiality, fancy, fondness
n. a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey"
taste, predilection, penchant, preference
n. a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
n. that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking; "her inclination is for classical music"
tendency, propensity, leaning
n. an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"
obsession, compulsion
n. an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will; "her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly"
v. see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"
v. dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"
go for, hope
v. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
v. consider reasonable or due; "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
wait, await, look, expect
v. look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
foreknow, previse, foresee, anticipate
v. realize beforehand
v. inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary"
v. find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
v. be the will of or have the will (to); "he could do many things if he pleased"
v. like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside"
appreciate, treasure, value, prize
v. hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
counter, forestall, foresee, anticipate
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
v. be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"

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Antonyms (5)

distaste, aversion, antipathy
n. a feeling of intense dislike
v. have or feel a dislike or distaste for; "I really dislike this salesman"
n. [the state of not being interested in]


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