Definition of epithumetic
: of or relating to appetite or desire : sensual the epithumetic part of human nature
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Origin and Etymology of 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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