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concupiscent

[kon-kyoo-pi-suh nt, kong-] /kɒnˈkyu pɪ sənt, kɒŋ-/
adjective
1.
lustful or sensual.
2.
eagerly desirous.
Origin
1400-1450
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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Word Origin and History for concupiscent
concupiscent
mid-15c., from L. concupiscentem, prp. of concupiscere (see concupiscence).
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