/ (tɛmpt) / verb (tr) to try to persuade or entice anything, especially something that is morally wrong or unwise. to lure, invite or attract. to make (someone) want to do something; Your rudeness made me leave the party.
That seduces; tempting; attractive; seductive. Adjective. 18. 11. With strong attraction; tempting.
If you feel like you want to do or have something, even though you know you should avoid it, you can call that feeling temptation. You can also refer to the thing you want to do or have as temptation.
The act of temptation or the state of being tempted. Something attractive, alluring, or alluring; an incentive or enticement.
Temptation is something you want to have or do even though you know you shouldn’t. That bag of peanut butter cups on your fridge might be an example of temptation. What you want even though you know it’s not good for you – like those cool sneakers you really can’t afford – is a temptation.
that seduces; tempting; attractive; seductive. Derived Forms. tempting (ˈtempting) adverb. word frequency.
1 pleasing or appealing in a delicate or graceful way.
Definitions of alluring. Adjective. very attractive and able to inspire hope or desire. “a tempting invitation” Synonyms: tempting, beguiling, enticingly seductive.
In some cases, people who made more and more efforts at self-control were more likely to give in to temptation. This may be due to the fact that exercising self-control without the support of a habit can drain a person’s mental energy faster, causing them to ultimately give in to temptation.
Temptation and attraction are perfectly normal and, to some extent, inevitable. However, some circumstances are more threatening than others, so don’t put yourself in their shoes (if you can help it).
Some common synonyms for temptation are bait, lure, seduce, bait and entice. While all of these words mean “to stray from true course,” temptation implies the presentation of an attraction strong enough to overcome the limitations of conscience or better judgment. tempted by offering money.