desiring


From the verb desire: (⇒ conjugate)
desiring is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Synonyms:
yearning , needing, desirous, enthusiastic , envious , covetous, coveting, lustful, lusting, lusting after, needy, wanting, craving , longing , longing for, fancying, thirsting, wishing, wishing for, seeking, searching for, in search of


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: longing
Synonyms:
longing , yearning , craving , hankering, urge , eagerness , passion , appetite , hunger , thirst , pining, itch (informal), ardor, ardour (UK), jones (informal)
Antonyms:
apathy, indifference, aversion, disinclination, repulsion, distaste, disgust, dislike , hate
Sense: Noun: erotic lust
Synonyms:
lust , lustfulness, passion , libido, sexual appetite, excitement , eroticism, the hots (slang), the horn (UK, slang), horniness (slang), ardor, ardour (UK), heat , itch , lechery
Sense: Noun: wish
Synonyms:
wish , hope , want , dream , ambition , aim , heart's desire
Antonyms:
apathy, indifference, aversion, disinclination, repulsion, distaste, disgust, dislike , hate
Sense: Noun: request
Synonyms:
request , appeal , plea , prayer , supplication, solicitation , petition, entreaty
Sense: Verb: wish for
Synonyms:
wish for, want , long for, crave , ache for, yearn for, hanker for, hanker after, lust for, lust after, have the urge to, have a craving for, set your heart on, covet, hunger for, thirst for, jones for (US, slang), itch for (slang), pine for, would like
Antonyms:
abhor, hate , dislike , despise , detest, turn down, refuse , reject
Sense: Verb: want sexually
Synonyms:
want , lust after, hunger for, have the hots for (slang), be turned on by, be horny for (slang), have a thing for (slang), fancy (UK, slang)
Antonyms:
be repulsed by, be uninterested in, not be interested in, be turned off by, not be turned on by (informal)
Sense: Verb: request
Synonyms:
request , ask for, solicit , seek , plead for, beg for, call for, wish for
Antonyms:
not want, be uninterested in, not be interested in

'desiring' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.