concupiscible

adjective
con·​cu·​pis·​ci·​ble | \ kän-ˈkyü-pə-sə-bəl How to pronounce concupiscible (audio) , kən- \

Definition of concupiscible

archaic

First Known Use of concupiscible

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for concupiscible

Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin concupiscibilis, from Latin concupiscere

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“Concupiscible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concupiscible. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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