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concupiscence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of concupiscence

  1. 1 sexual appetite <the Puritans did not condemn concupiscence but rather the satisfaction of it in ways they deemed illicit> Synonyms desire, eroticism, horniness, hots, itch, lech, letch, libidinousness, lust, lustfulness, lustihood, passion, salaciousnessRelated Words libido; ardor, heat, rut; erotomania, hypersexuality, lecherousness, lechery, nymphomania, satyriasis; veneryNear Antonyms abstinence, celibacy, chastity; frigidity, frigidness

  2. 2 intense sexual desire <according the church theologian St. Augustine, concupiscence is a consequence of original sin> Synonyms ardor, lust, eros, eroticism, horniness, itch, lustfulness, passionRelated Words erotomania, nymphomania, satyriasis; lasciviousness, lewdness, libidinousness, licentiousness, lickerishness, randiness, salaciousness, wantonnessNear Antonyms frigidity




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