from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strong impulse or longing to travel
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A natural impulse to change of place; a craze for travel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. very strong or irresistible impulse to travel
Her inspiration for the wanderlust is a string of beads called japa malas which contain 108 beads.
As I have posted before from the days of H. habilis (and some would argue afarensis) 'wanderlust' is built into our genes and thus we have spread not only into every habitable niche but the uninhabitable ones too.
In spite of the fears, the wanderlust is still there.
But I can barely be in our apartment for more than 30 minutes before my wanderlust is gnawing at me again to get myself back outside.
"Your parents have what's called wanderlust," she had explained to Paige, who thirty-three years later remembered every word of that conversation.
SS: I feel like the term "wanderlust" kind of encompasses my life.
I wanted to say that everyone has that "wanderlust" and all they have to do is act on their dreams before they are convinced by their friends or parents to do what's normal.
And I would agree that now is a better time to be experiencing "wanderlust" than, say, when I have a wife, mortgage, and a couple little kids or something along those lines.
I've gotten the crazy idea into my head to do 100% travel, if only to get the whole "wanderlust" thing out of my head.
Speaking of getting away from computers, and getting away, in general…my wanderlust is the worst it’s been in ages.
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