Definition of 欲

  • longing
  • covetousness
  • greed
  • passion
  • desire
  • craving

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ヨク
  • ほっする
  • しい

Popular Words With This Kanji

欲しい, ほしい

wanted, wished for, in need of, desired, (after the -te form of a verb) I want (you) to

欲, 慾, よく

greed, craving, desire, avarice, wants

意欲, 意慾, いよく

will, desire, ambition

食欲, 食慾, しょくよく

appetite (for food)

欲求, よっきゅう

desire

欲望, 慾望, よくぼう

desire, appetite, lust

欲す, ほりす

to want, to desire

無欲, 無慾, むよく

unselfish, disinterested, unavaricious, free of avarice

欲張る, よくばる

to covet, to lust for

禁欲, きんよく

abstinence, abnegation


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