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Pronunciation:  kân'kyoopisuns

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Con*cu"pis*cence\, n. [F., fr. L.
Sexual lust; morbid carnal passion.

      Concupiscence like a pestilence walketh in darkness.

Easton Bible Dictionary

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
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