Word:   
Words and phrases that have a meaning related to temptation:   (144 results)

Often used in the same context:
tendency, compulsion, siren song, allure, inclination, pressures, urge, seductions, vices, sin, impulse, blandishments, moralizing, folly, pleasures, excuse, desire, lechery, mammon, wiles, pitfalls, philander, distractions, indulgence, herd instinct, gratifications, instinct, discouragement, covetousness, reluctancy, imponderables, allurements, tedium, boredom, peril, sappiness, dilemmas, enticements, gluttony, trappings, suggestion, sentimentality, overeagerness, abstemiousness, philosophise, elusion, lust, shame, doth, willpower, reluctance, frivolities, propensity, imperative, moralism, charms, frippery, disinclination, concupiscence, entreaties, popularism, conceit, madness, materialism, unhealthiness, immoderation, unscrupulousness, gamble, conventionality, loth, clamor, cliche, vow, sordidness, fickleness, virtuousness, complacency, downsides, flattery, idleness, jeebies, penances, nosiness, illusions, interlocution, incentive, demons, conundrum, craving, gimmicks, fallacy, triteness, facetiousness, hedonism, foolishness, absolutes, vicissitudes, notion, prodigality, painfulness, reason, hankerings, temptations, enticement, hindrance, misfortune, danger, disappointment, affliction, incitement, objection, calamity, discouragements, evil, impediment, inducement, obstacle, vexation, impetus, incitements

More specific:
allurement, bait, blandishment, come-on, forbidden fruit, hook, invitation, leading astray, leading off, lure, seduction, solicitation, sweetener, wheedling

Appears in the definition of:
fall, lure, overwhelming, seduce, tempt, temptable, vulnerable

More general:
desire, influence

Synonyms:
enticement

Also try:
— Adjectives for temptation: great, strong, such, last, constant, irresistible, little, sexual, much, greater, less, more...

Commonly used words are shown in bold. Rare words are dimmed.
Click on a word above to view its definition.

Organize by: [Relation] Letters Show rare words: [Yes] No Show phrases:   [Yes] No

See temptation used in context: 100 poetry verses, 4 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 14 Bible passages, 7 definitions

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse