temptation
[tɛm(p)ˈteɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
temptations (plural noun)
  1. the desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise.
    "he resisted the temptation to call Celia at the office" ·
    "we almost gave in to temptation"
    synonyms:
Origin
Middle English: from Old French temptacion, from Latin temptatio(n-), from temptare ‘handle, test, try’.
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How to use temptation in a sentence?
the temptation will be to procrastinate until the power struggle plays itself out.
he kept his distance as though afraid propinquity might lead him into temptation.
there is the danger that he might, in time, not be able to withstand temptation.

Remove the temptation to settle for anything short of what you deserve.

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I succumbed to the temptation to overdramatize my theme.
Mary resisted the temptation to answer her mother back.
he resisted the temptation to call Celia at the office.
the temptation to give up was compelling.
the temptations of life in London.
we almost gave in to temptation.
How to say temptation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)versoeking
Arabic (NOUN)إغراء, الاغراء, الإغواء, الفتن, المغريات, إغواء, فتنة
Bangla লোভ
Bosnian (Latin) iskušenje
Bulgarian (NOUN)изкушението, Изкусителен
Cantonese (Traditional) 誘惑
Catalan (NOUN)temptació
Chinese Simplified 诱惑
Chinese Traditional 誘惑
Croatian (NOUN)napast, iskušenje, kušnje
Czech (NOUN)pokušení, Pokoušení
Danish (NOUN)fristelsen
Dutch (NOUN)verleiding, verzoeking, bekoring
Estonian (NOUN)kiusatus
Fijian veitemaki
Filipino tukso
Finnish (NOUN)kiusaus, houkutus
French (NOUN)tentation, tenté
German (NOUN)Versuchung, Verführung, Verlockung
Greek (NOUN)πειρασμό
Haitian Creole antasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)פיתוי, בפיתוי, הפיתוי
Hindi (NOUN)प्रलोभन, लोभ, लालच
Hungarian (NOUN)kísértés, megkísértése
Icelandic (NOUN)freisting
Indonesian (NOUN)godaan, pencobaan, pencubaan, cobaan
Italian (NOUN)tentazione, alle tentazioni
Japanese (NOUN)誘惑
Kiswahili (NOUN)majaribu
Korean (NOUN)유혹
Latvian (NOUN)kārdinājums
Lithuanian (NOUN)pagunda
Malagasy fakam-panahy
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)godaan
Norwegian Bokmål fristelsen
Persian (NOUN)وسوسه
Polish (NOUN)pokusie, kuszenie
Portuguese (NOUN)tentação
Querétaro Otomi tentación
Romanian (NOUN)ispită, tentaţia
Russian (NOUN)искушение, соблазн, заманчивость, от соблазна
Samoan faaosoosoga
Serbian (Cyrillic) искушење
Serbian (Latin) iskušenje
Slovak (NOUN)pokušenie
Slovenian (NOUN)skušnjavi, vaba
Spanish (NOUN)tentación
Swedish (NOUN)frestelsen
Tahitian faahemaraa
Tamil சலனமும்
Telugu శోధన
Thai สิ่งล่อใจ
Tongan 'ahi'ahi
Turkish (NOUN)günaha, ayartma, within
Ukrainian (NOUN)спокуса
Urdu آزمایش
Welsh (NOUN)demtasiwn
Yucatec Maya tentación
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