concupiscent

[ kon-kyoo-pi-suh nt, kong- ]
/ kɒnˈkyu pɪ sənt, kɒŋ- /

adjective

lustful or sensual.
eagerly desirous.

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Origin of concupiscent

1400–50; < Latin concupīscent- (stem of concupīscēns, present participle of concupīscere to conceive ardent desire for), equivalent to con- con- + cup- (stem of cupere to desire) + -īscent-, variant of -ēscent- -escent
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Word Origin and History for concupiscent

concupiscent


adj.

mid-15c., from Latin concupiscentem (nominative concupiscens), present participle of concupiscere "to long for, covet" (see concupiscence).

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