Concupiscent Con*cu"pis*cent, a. [L. concupiscens, p. pr. of concupiscere, v. incho. of concupere to long for; con- + cupere. See {Covet}.] Having sexual lust; libidinous; lustful; lecherous; salacious. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • concupiscent — concupiscent, ente [ kɔ̃kypisɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • 1558; lat. concupiscens, de concupiscere ♦ Plaisant Relatif à la concupiscence; empreint de concupiscence. Regard concupiscent. ♢ N. m. Vieilli Homme salace. ⇒ lascif, sensuel . « des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • concupiscent — CONCUPISCÉNT, Ă, concupiscenţi, te, adj. Care are înclinări către plăceri senzuale, trupeşti; luxurios. – Din fr concupiscent, it. concupiscente. Trimis de laurap, 12.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONCUPISCÉNT adj. (livr.) luxurios. (Om concupiscent.) …   Dicționar Român

  • concupiscent — index dissolute, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, licentious, prurient, salacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • concupiscent — concupiscent, ente (kon ku pi ssan, san t ) adj. Qui est livré à la concupiscence. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. concupiscence …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • concupiscent — mid 15c., from L. concupiscentem (nom. concupiscens), prp. of concupiscere to long for, covet (see CONCUPISCENCE (Cf. concupiscence)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • concupiscent — /kon kyooh pi seuhnt, kong /, adj. 1. lustful or sensual. 2. eagerly desirous. [1400 50; < L concupiscent (s. of concupiscens, prp. of concupiscere to conceive ardent desire for), equiv. to con CON + cup (s. of cupere to desire) + iscent , var.… …   Universalium

  • concupiscent — adjective /kɒnˈkjuːpɪ.sənt,kɑːnˈkjuːpɪ.sənt,kənˈkjuːpə.sənt/ Amorous, lustful; feeling sexy. Is not such an one likely to seat the concupiscent and covetous element on the vacant throne and to suffer it to play the great king within him, girt… …   Wiktionary

  • concupiscent — adjective see concupiscence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concupiscent — con|cu|pis|cent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • concupiscent — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deSirous, lustful, carnal; see passionate 2 , sensual , voluptuous 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Feeling or devoted to sexual love or desire: amative, amorous, erotic, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libidinous,… …   English dictionary for students

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