Definition: strong longing to travel
Definition: strong longing to travel
Sentences Containing 'wanderlust'
In the aftermath of the party, Stephanie and Jessica become friends, with Stephanie discovering the Jessica's family is both large and poor, the result of her parents' wanderlust and her father being a "drifter".
USS "Wanderlust" (SP-923) was a patrol vessel that served in the United States Navy from 1917 to 1919.
"Wanderlust" began life as the wooden-hulled screw launch "Faalua", designed by F. D. Lawley and built by George Lawley Son of Neponset, Massachusetts, for George G. Peters of Boston, Massachusetts.
Apparently Steiner purchased her in 1913 and renamed her "Wanderlust".
"Wanderlust" was delivered to the U.S. Navy on 26 August 1917 for World War I service.
"Wanderlust" operated on section patrol duties in the 6th Naval District well into 1918, although she appears to have spent much time, initially, undergoing repairs for her temperamental engines.
When on patrol duty, "Wanderlust" stopped and boarded fishing vessels, ascertaining whether or not they carried proper navigational equipment and licenses that were in order.
"Wanderlust" conducted night harbor patrols at Brunswick, Georgia, from April 1918 into the late autumn of 1918.
"Wanderlust"s deck logs cease on 30 September 1918 when she was at Brunswick.
In the absence of solid data, it must be assumed that, like many other district patrol craft, if she was in active service in mid-to-late November 1918, she would have ceased defensive patrolling on 24 November 1918, 13 days after the armistice ended World War I. She may have lain in reserve or performed dispatch services between 30 September 1918, when her deck logs end, and 2 February 1919, the date upon which she was struck from the Navy List. Returning to private ownership, "Wanderlust" retained her name into the 1920s under a succession of owners, including Irving E. Raymond of Stamford, Connecticut, and Mrs. Marguerite Park of New York City, before she was acquired in 1927 by William Sternfeld of New York City, who renamed her "Diana".
Björk has described "Wanderlust" as being the heart of "Volta", and has said that the song is about "the state of looking for something and almost knowing you're never going to find it" and that it makes fun of her hunger for "something new".
Wanderlust, for example, is a sort of continuity of 'Hyperballad'." Release and album title.
She performed the songs "Earth Intruders" and "Wanderlust".
On September 27, 2007, she appeared on the American late night talk show "Late Night with Conan O'Brien", performing the song "Wanderlust".
A video was shot for the track "Wanderlust", directed by Encyclopedia Pictura and shot in New York City in stereoscopic 3D.
More Vocab Wordsindeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society