Desire Synonym! This lesson provides a list of synonyms for desire with example sentences and ESL pictures. Learning those words to use instead of desire will help you expand your vocabulary.
List of Synonyms for Desire
- Yearn for
Desire Synonyms Infographic
Synonyms for Desire
Desire Synonyms with Examples
Learn another word for desire with example sentences.
She was filled with the aspiration to succeed in life.
I had a craving for something sweet.
The writer confronted his pile of work with determination.
I couldn’t hide my eagerness to get back home.
The second world war kindled his enthusiasm for politics.
Laura’s taken a fancy to Japanese food.
I’ve always had a hankering to be a doctor.
Gerry couldn’t resist the impulse to kiss her.
She has no inclination towards mysticism.
Shylock has an itch for money.
- Long for
So this is what you’ve been longing for.
He has a predilection for rich food.
I have a preference for sweet food over spicy.
He’s always had a thirst for adventure.
- Want (v)
I just want a warm embrace and nothing more.
- Wish (v)
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Yearn for
I yearn for the love and affection I once had.
There was a yearning look in his eyes.