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noun, noun, used as a suffix

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English Meaning(s) for 意欲

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. will; desire; ambition; urge (e.g. creative urge)

Definition and Synonyms for 意欲

Exuberance overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
Synonyms: 情熱, 意欲, , , 熱心, 熱情, 熱意, 熱狂
Desire an inclination to want things
Synonyms: 希望, 希求, 志望, , 念願, 思い, 思う, 意欲, 所望, 所願, , 望み, 望む, , 欲念, 欲求, 願い, 願う, 願望
Aspiration a cherished desire
Synonyms: ドリーム, アンビション, , 大志, 大望, 大願, 宿望, 宿願, 希望, , 志望, 意欲, 意気込み, 意気込む, 憧れ, 憧れる, 憧憬, , 望み, 望む, 理想, 野心, 野望, 雄心, 雄志, 願い事, 願望
Urge a strong restless desire
Synonyms: ムズムズ, 意欲, 衝動
Avidity a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
Synonyms: 意欲, 意気組, 意気込み, 意気込む, 熱心, 熱意
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 意欲

idea; mind; heart; taste; thought; desire; care; liking Kanji Details »
longing; covetousness; greed; passion; desire; craving Kanji Details »

Categories 意欲 is a member of

Sprightliness animation and energy in action or expression
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Inclination a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect
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Desire the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
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Enthusiasm a feeling of excitement
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Arousal a state of heightened physiological activity
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 意欲

Sample Sentences for 意欲

The old man lost the will to live.
The princess's taste for pleasures was expanding; and we thought only about how to sprinkle on them new seasonings, so as to give them more spice.
These children are born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God.
What is most important is your strong will to master English.
His next production was a very ambitious musical.

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