What does the word temptation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • That which tempts.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The state of being tempted.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Tempter.

  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Tempting.

Usage examples for temptation

  1. She looked as if she would like to ask a question, but did not give way to the temptation. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Who placed the temptation there? – Life and Character of Richard Carlile by George Jacob Holyoake
  3. If we think we must not laugh, this makes our temptation to laugh the greater. – The Pleasures of Life by Sir John Lubbock