temptation
1. [ noun ] something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Synonyms: enticement
Related terms: influence bait forbidden_fruit allurement entice
2. [ noun ] the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid
Examples:

"he felt the temptation and his will power weakened"

Related terms: desire tempt
3. [ noun ] the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
Synonyms: enticement
Examples:

"his enticements were shameless"

Related terms: influence seduction leading_astray blandishment solicitation invitation entice
Similar spelling:   tempting
  temptingly
  temptingness
  temptable