Concupiscence



[kon-kyoo-pi-suh ns, kong-] /kɒnˈkyu pɪ səns, kɒŋ-/

noun
1.
sexual desire; lust.
2.
ardent, usually sensuous, longing.
/kənˈkjuːpɪsəns/
noun
1.
strong desire, esp sexual desire
n.

mid-14c., from Latin concupiscentia “eager desire,” from concupiscens, present participle of concupiscere, inceptive of concupere “to be very desirous of,” from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + cupere “to long for” (see cupidity). Used in Vulgate to translate Greek epithymia.

desire, Rom. 7:8 (R.V., “coveting”); Col. 3:5 (R.V., “desire”). The “lust of concupiscence” (1 Thess. 4:5; R.V., “passion of lust”) denotes evil desire, indwelling sin.

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