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[あい()·よく()]
aiyoku
noun

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[あい()·よく()]
aiyoku

English Meaning(s) for 愛欲

noun
  1. passion; sexual desire; lust
  2. attachment (esp. to one's family or a member of the opposite sex)

Definition and Synonyms for 愛欲

Luxuria self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Synonyms: 劣情, 好色, 性欲, 情欲, 愛欲, 春情, 欲情, , 淫慾, 獣欲, 肉欲, 色情, 色欲
Desire something that is desired
Synonyms: デザイア, 志望, 志願, , 思い, 思う, 意欲, 愛欲, 憧れ, 憧れる, 所望, 望み, 望む, , 欲望, 欲求, 色気, 願い, 願う, 願望

Meanings for each kanji in 愛欲

love; affection; favourite Kanji Details »
longing; covetousness; greed; passion; desire; craving Kanji Details »

Categories 愛欲 is a member of

Deadly Sin an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
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Arousal a state of heightened physiological activity
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Sample Sentences for 愛欲

When she was at university, Yuriko abandoned herself to sexual passion.

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