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Definition of concupiscence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

concupiscence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kənˈkjuːpɪsns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈkjuːpɪsns//
 
[uncountable] (formal, often disapproving)
 
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strong sexual desire synonym lust Word Origin Middle English: via Old French from late Latin concupiscentia, from Latin concupiscent- ‘beginning to desire’, from the verb concupiscere, from con- (expressing intensive force) + cupere ‘to desire’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concupiscence