Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 06/21/18 Concupiscent

Concupiscent (adjective)
concupiscent [kon-kyoo-pi-suh nt, kong-]


adjective
1. lustful or sensual.
2. eagerly desirous.

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Origin: 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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