epithumetic

adjective
ep·​i·​thu·​met·​ic | \ ¦epəth(y)ü¦metik \

Definition of epithumetic

: of or relating to appetite or desire : sensual the epithumetic part of human nature

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History and Etymology for epithumetic

irregular from Greek epithymētikos, from epithymētos desired (from epithymein to long for, desire, covet, from epi + thymos desire, mind, soul) + -ikos -ic

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“Epithumetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epithumetic. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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