Origin of concupiscence
Examples from the Web for concupiscence
This I say; it will not put itself in any fear, it will not lead itself into any concupiscence.Meditations|Marcus Aurelius
Is it not most mighty, both in concupiscence and in disgust?
When human reasoners speak of original sin, they consider only its wretched and unclean lust or concupiscence.
There are three great principles of demerit, concupiscence, anger, and ignorance.The Life or Legend of Gaudama|Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
O fals avaryce, and ardeur of concupiscence, he is not the fyrst that by the is comen to myschyef!Historical Parallels, vol 2 of 3)|Arthur Thomas Malkin
Word Origin for concupiscence
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.