concupiscible

adjective

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of concupiscible was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Concupiscible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concupiscible. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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