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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Definitions for concupiscible

  1. Worthy of being desired.

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Citations for concupiscible
And possibly, gentle reader, with such a temptation - so would'st thou; for never did thy eyes behold, or thy concupiscence covet anything in this world, more concupiscible than widow Wadman. Laurence Sterne, The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, Volume 2
The serpent is the senses and our nature, the Eve is the concupiscible appetite, and the Adam is the reason. Blaise Pascal, Blaise Pascal
Origin of concupiscible
1490-1500
Concupiscible has Latin roots in concupiscere, "to be desirous of."