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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
Concupiscible has Latin roots in concupiscere, "to be desirous of."
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