concupiscence


concupiscence

noun

Definition of CONCUPISCENCE

1
sexual appetite <the Puritans did not condemn concupiscence but rather the satisfaction of it in ways they deemed illicit>
2
intense sexual desire <according the church theologian St. Augustine, concupiscence is a consequence of original sin>
Near Antonyms frigidity

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