concupiscent


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con·cu·pis·cence

 (kŏn-kyo͞o′pĭ-səns)
n.
A strong desire, especially sexual desire; lust.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin concupīscentia, from Latin concupīscēns, concupīscent-, present participle of concupīscere, inchoative of concupere, to desire strongly : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + cupere, to desire.]

con·cu′pis·cent adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.concupiscent - vigorously passionate
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions

concupiscent

adjective
Feeling or devoted to sexual love or desire:
Translations

concupiscent

[kənˈkjuːpɪsənt] ADJ (frm) → concupiscente

concupiscent

adjlüstern
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The principles of definition, the law of contradiction, the fallacy of arguing in a circle, the distinction between the essence and accidents of a thing or notion, between means and ends, between causes and conditions; also the division of the mind into the rational, concupiscent, and irascible elements, or of pleasures and desires into necessary and unnecessary-- these and other great forms of thought are all of them to be found in the Republic, and were probably first invented by Plato.
5 FORT BUCHANAN (Benjamin Crotty) This riotous military-spouses comic melodrama, as Indebted to the Lifetime channel as it Is to Gallic auteur cinema, also announces Crotty's wholly distinct sensibility: ludic, fruity, mercurial, concupiscent.
Expressions such as: "She was loaded with the concupiscent juices of adolescence" is already in use as a theoretical base to provide deep understanding of social sciences particularly in sexual Psychology and Sociology.
Unfortunately, when 'Siphayo's' yarn-spinning tack shifts to a genre reminiscent of the low-budget erotica of the '90s-there's a nymphet bathing full-frontal with door ajar, a peeping tom, a concupiscent lay in the hay on a rice field, etc.
Van Rij traces Berlioz's surprisingly numerous references to bayaderes, and misses only one, in the Rome-Prize-winning cantata of 1830 (Cleopatre), when the concupiscent Sardanapalus cries out "venez, bayaderes charmantes" in a line whose musical setting one of the reviewers of the first performance found especially enchanting.
This happens for example in another much anthologized poem "The Emperor of Ice-Cream," which begins with instructions on how to make (or get someone to make) ice-cream: "Call the roller of big cigars, / The muscular one, and bid him whip / In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.
Such a purely concupiscent and/or vengeful act seems out of
With the first shot, came the mental image of having seized a concupiscent hedgehog or barrel cactus.
29) This theory demanded that scholastic theologians explain how Jesus could have been conceived without any male contribution and yet also without any excessively concupiscent emission of matter from Mary.
The Deserving Favourite affords Lowin the role of Iacomo, a despicable character "without redeeming virtue, rapacious, cowardly, deceitful, and concupiscent," according to Wooding, demonstrating Lowin's superior acting accomplishments at a time when the distinction between court taste and public taste becomes noticeable (148).
But achieving the kind of unity called for and represented by Christ himself (Jn 17:21 et passim) is not a simple matter, given our concupiscent tendency toward egocentrism, a proclivity of self-defining groups as well as individuals.
Similar theological conundrums arise over sexual desire: for example, was Adam concupiscent in Eden or were his erections, as Johannes Scotus Erigena claimed, freely commanded by will rather than the excitation of desire?