lustfulness


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lust·ful

 (lŭst′fəl)
adj.
Excited or driven by lust.

lust′ful·ly adv.
lust′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lustfulness - a strong sexual desirelustfulness - a strong sexual desire    
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy

lustfulness

noun
Translations

lustfulness

[ˈlʌstfʊlnɪs] Nlujuria f, lascivia f

lustfulness

nLüsternheit f, → Begierde f
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Those who reverence the old religion [would] complain of corruption," (3) he wrote, and the bishop (Armisen) dutifully details a vivid list of sins, "abusive language, lustfulness, homosexuality, apostasy, heresy, revelings, eating blood"--their sins make their earlier confession ("I took a turnip") as blandly vegetative as their lives were when they were confined in the old religion.
The lustfulness hinted at in her bodily interaction with the rosary becomes overt when she describes her erotic interaction with the figure of Jesus on the crucifix.
While the boatmaker's alcoholism and lustfulness make him a not very likable character, his innocence upon observing new lands and his ambitious optimism keep the pages of the book turning; one wishes that by the end of his tale, he will redeem himself.
Fabliaux dwell on the rabid lustfulness of old cuckolds, a tradition that informs the portrayal of Joseph in biblical drama.
The third chapter addresses a problem raised by Thomas Laqueur's Making Sex [1990]: why fundamental ideas about male and female bodies and women's greater lustfulness were overturned by c.
In Theology of the Body for Beginners (Ascension), Christopher West discusses "mature purity" by focusing on Christian love instead of our propensity toward lustfulness.
The dancer climbs the platform, and "with circular movements of such lustfulness that they would take your breath away" she lowers herself onto the cone, and--voila--removes the coin with her nether lips.
76) Since historians traditionally reviled John for murder, loss of French territories, conflict with the Pope, as well as cruelty, lustfulness, and treachery, a major task of King Johan is overcoming received opinion, particularly that of the church.
Having thus built up our suspense, the narrator goes on to refer to a group of insolent young men: a twenty-two-year-old nobleman (introduced under the pseudonym of Rodolfo) and four of his friends, who look at the women's faces with blatant lustfulness ("deshonesta desenvoltura") and laugh shamelessly when the old man tells them off.
It was not only that they hoped to control lustfulness and avert a staggering variety of illnesses, the operation would further cleanse and tidy up a zone one supporter depicted, in 1890, as a "harbour for filth".
90) This increase of lustfulness reaches its peak in the brothel, where there are many potential suitors--not just one who are willing to pay for sex.
13) However, we will see that when it came to questions of Hindu woman's chastity or constructions of Muslim lustfulness, a superficial unanimity was swiftly established.