concupiscent

concupiscent

[kon-kyoo-pi-suhnt, kong-]
adjective
1.
lustful or sensual.
2.
eagerly desirous.

Origin:
1400–50; < Latin concupīscent- (stem of concupīscēns, present participle of concupīscere to conceive ardent desire for), equivalent to con- con- + cup- (stem of cupere to desire) + -īscent-, variant of -ēscent- -escent

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concupiscence (kənˈkjuːpɪsəns)
 
n
strong desire, esp sexual desire
 
[C14: from Church Latin concupiscentia, from Latin concupiscere to covet ardently, from cupere to wish, desire]
 
con'cupiscent
 
adj

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concupiscent
mid-15c., from L. concupiscentem, prp. of concupiscere (see concupiscence).
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