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Meaning of CONCUPISCENCE

Pronunciation:  kân'kyoopisuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a desire for sexual intimacy
 

CONCUPISCENCE is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: physical attraction, sexual desire
 
 See Also: amativeness, amorousness, anaphrodisia, aphrodisia, desire, eroticism, erotism, lecherousness, libido, love, lust, lustfulness, nymphomania, passion, satyriasis, sensualism, sensuality, sensualness, sexiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*cu"pis*cence\, n. [F., fr. L.
concupiscentia.]
Sexual lust; morbid carnal passion.

      Concupiscence like a pestilence walketh in darkness.
                                               --Horne.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

desire, Rom. 7:8 (R.V., "coveting"); Col. 3:5 (R.V., "desire"). The "lust of concupiscence" (1 Thess. 4:5; R.V., "passion of lust") denotes evil desire, indwelling sin.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: andromania, animality, aphrodisia, ardor, bawdiness, biological urge, bodily appetite, carnal desire, carnality, clitoromania, curiosity, desideration, desire, dirtiness, drive, eagerness, eromania, eroticism, eroticomania, eroticomaniac, erotism, erotomania, fancy, fantasy, fleshliness, fleshly lust, furor uterinus, goatishness, gynecomania, hope, horme, horniness, hot blood, hot pants, hysteromania, indecency, infantile sexuality, intellectual curiosity, itch, lasciviousness, lecherousness, lechery, lewdness, libidinousness, libido, lickerishness, lubriciousness, lubricity, lust, lust for learning, lustfulness, mind, need, nymphomania, obscenity, passion, pleasure, pleasure principle, polymorphous perversity, prurience, pruriency, randiness, salaciousness, salacity, satyriasis, satyrism, sensuality, sexiness, sexual desire, sexual longing, sexual passion, sexuality, thirst for knowledge, urge, uteromania, venereal appetite, want, wanting, will, will and pleasure, wish, wish fulfillment
 

 

 

 

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