Definitions For Desire


  • An inclination to want things
  • The feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • Something that is desired
  • The feeling of wanting something
  • A strong wish : a wish forsomething or to dosomething
  • A feeling of wanting to have sex with someone


  • Feel or have a desire for; want strongly
  • Express a desire for
  • Expect and wish
  • To want or wish for (something) : to feel desire for (something)
  • To want to have sex with (someone)
  • To express a wish for (something)

Is Desire a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Desire is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Desire in a Sentence

  • He desired her approval more than anything.
  • The apartment has modern amenities, a great location—everything you could desire.
  • She knew that men still desired her.
  • Desire is a common theme is music and literature.
  • The magazine tries to attend to the needs and desires of its readers.
  • Both sides feel a real desire for peace.

Synonyms for Desire

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