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欲 yù, [慾], desire/appetite/passion/lust/greed, to wish for/to desire/variant of 慾|欲[yù]
欲望 yùwàng, [慾望], desire/longing/appetite/craving
随心所欲 suíxīnsuǒyù, [隨心所欲], to follow one's heart's desires/to do as one pleases (idiom)
性欲 xìngyù, [性慾], sexual desire/lust
为所欲为 wéisuǒyùwéi, [為所欲為], to do whatever one pleases
禁欲 jìnyù, [禁慾], to suppress desire/self-restraint/asceticism
食欲 shíyù, [食慾], appetite
痛不欲生 tòngbùyùshēng, to be so in pain as to not want to live/to be so grieved as to wish one were dea...
蠢蠢欲动 chǔnchǔnyùdòng, [蠢蠢欲動], to begin to stir (idiom)/to get restless/to become threatening
昏昏欲睡 hūnhūnyùshuì, drowsy/sleepy (idiom)
摇摇欲坠 yáoyáoyùzhuì, [搖搖欲墜], tottering/on the verge of collapse
畅所欲言 chàngsuǒyùyán, [暢所欲言], lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite t...
情欲 qíngyù, [情慾], lust/desire/sensual
欲擒故纵 yùqíngùzòng, [欲擒故縱], In order to capture, one must let loose./to loosen the reins only to grasp them ...
跃跃欲试 yuèyuèyùshì, [躍躍欲試], to be eager to give sth a try (idiom)
贪欲 tānyù, [貪慾], greed/avarice/rapacious/avid
肉欲 ròuyù, [肉慾], carnal desire
私欲 sīyù, selfish desire
震耳欲聋 zhèněryùlóng, [震耳欲聾], ear-splitting (idiom); deafening
欲罢不能 yùbàbùnéng, [欲罷不能], want to stop but can't (idiom)/to be unable to stop oneself/to feel an urge to c...
求知欲 qiúzhīyù, [求知慾], desire for knowledge
欲念 yùniàn, desire
垂涎欲滴 chuíxiányùdī, to drool with desire (idiom); to envy/to hunger for
利欲熏心 lìyùxūnxīn, [利慾薰心], blinded by greed (idiom)
欲速则不达 yùsùzébùdá, [欲速則不達], lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more has...
呼之欲出 hūzhīyùchū, lit. ready to appear at the call (idiom)/fig. on the verge of coming out into th...
禁欲主义 jìnyùzhǔyì, [禁慾主義], asceticism
物欲 wùyù, material desire/craving for material things
兽欲 shòuyù, [獸慾], beastly desire
望眼欲穿 wàngyǎnyùchuān, to anxiously await
馋涎欲滴 chánxiányùdī, [饞涎欲滴], lit. to drool with desire (idiom)/fig. to hunger for/greedy
利欲 lìyù, [利慾], cupidity
一逞兽欲 yīchěngshòuyù, [一逞獸欲], to give way to one's beastly lust
从心所欲 cóngxīnsuǒyù, [從心所欲], whatever you like/to do as one pleases
几欲 jīyù, [幾欲], almost/nearly going to
利欲心 lìyùxīn, [利慾心], cupidity
口欲期 kǒuyùqī, oral stage (psychology)
口腹之欲 kǒufùzhīyù, [口腹之慾], desire for good food
喷薄欲出 pēnbóyùchū, [噴薄欲出], to be on the verge of eruption (idiom)/(of the sun) to emerge in all its brillia...
嗜欲 shìyù, [嗜慾], lust
头痛欲裂 tóutòngyùliè, [頭痛欲裂], to have a splitting headache (idiom)
己所不欲，勿施于人 jǐsuǒbùyù,wùshīyúrén, [己所不欲，勿施於人], What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian ...
急欲 jíyù, to be keen to .../to be anxious to ...
性欲高潮 xìngyùgāocháo, [性慾高潮], orgasm
恣欲 zìyù, to follow lustful desires
我醉欲眠 wǒzuìyùmián, lit. I'm drunk and would like to sleep (idiom)/(used to indicate one's sincere a...
暾欲谷 Tūnyùgǔ, [暾欲穀], Tonyukuk (died c. 724 AD)
权欲熏心 quányùxūnxīn, [權慾薰心], obsessed by a craving for power/power-hungry
树欲静而风不止 shùyùjìngérfēngbùzhǐ, [樹欲靜而風不止], lit. the trees long for peace but the wind will never cease (idiom)/fig. the wor...
欲仙欲死 yùxiānyùsǐ, [慾仙慾死], to wish one were dead (idiom)/(fig.) to be in seventh heaven
欲加之罪，何患无辞 yùjiāzhīzuì,héhuànwúcí, [欲加之罪，何患無辭], If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左...
欲取姑与 yùqǔgūyǔ, [欲取姑與], to make concessions for the sake of future gains (idiom)
欲取姑予 yùqǔgūyǔ, variant of 欲取姑與|欲取姑与[yù qǔ gū yǔ]/to make concessions for the sake of future gai...
欲善其事，必先利其器 yùshànqíshì,bìxiānlìqíqì, To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prereq...
欲壑难填 yùhènántián, [慾壑難填], bottomless pit of desire (idiom); insatiable greed/carnal cravings are never sat...
欲女 yùnǚ, sex-crazed woman
欲振乏力 yùzhènfálì, to try to rouse oneself but lack the strength (idiom)
欲求 yùqiú, to desire/wants/appetites
欲海 yùhǎi, ocean of lust (Buddhist term)/worldly desires
欲滴 yùdī, (suffix) replete (with moisture)/glistening/plump and tender/lovely/alluring
欲火 yùhuǒ, [慾火], lust
欲火焚身 yùhuǒfénshēn, [慾火焚身], burning with desire
欲益反损 yùyìfǎnsǔn, [欲益反損], wishing for profit, but causing loss (idiom); good intentions that lead to disas...
欲盖弥彰 yùgàimízhāng, [欲蓋彌彰], trying to hide it makes it more conspicuous (idiom); A cover up only makes matte...
欲经 Yùjīng, [欲經], Kama Sutra
欲绝 yùjué, [欲絕], heartbroken/inconsolable
欲言又止 yùyányòuzhǐ, to want to say sth but then hesitate
欲速而不达 yùsùérbùdá, [欲速而不達], lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more has...
泄欲 xièyù, [洩慾], to sate one's lust
泄欲工具 xièyùgōngjù, [洩慾工具], sexual object
淫欲 yínyù, [淫慾], lust
物欲世界 wùyùshìjiè, [物慾世界], the world of material desires (Buddhism)
穷奢极欲 qióngshējíyù, [窮奢極欲], to indulge in a life of luxury (idiom); extreme extravagance
纵欲 zòngyù, [縱慾], to indulge in debauchery
肛欲期 gāngyùqī, anal stage (psychology)
色欲 sèyù, [色慾], sexual desire/lust
风雨欲来 fēngyǔyùlái, [風雨欲來], lit. storm clouds approach/troubles lie ahead (idiom)
馋涎欲垂 chánxiányùchuí, [饞涎欲垂], see 饞涎欲滴|馋涎欲滴[chán xián yù dī]
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