- sexual desire; lust.
- ardent, usually sensuous, longing.
Origin of concupiscence
Examples from the Web for concupiscence
Historical Examples of concupiscence
I could not look at her without feeling the sting of concupiscence.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
It has been truly said that the concupiscence of the eye outlives desire.The Orchard of Tears
This I say; it will not put itself in any fear, it will not lead itself into any concupiscence.Meditations
To say that marriage is also a licit remedy of concupiscence is no excuse.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
For concupiscence is the source of all our movements, and humanity, etc.The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal
- strong desire, esp sexual desire