Definition of Concupiscible

1. a. Exciting to, or liable to be affected by, concupiscence; provoking lustful desires.



Definition of Concupiscible

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Greatly to be desired or lusted after; exciting concupiscence. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to concupiscence or lust; characterized by strong desire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concupiscible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concupiscible

concubinal
concubinarians
concubinary
concubinate
concubinates
concubines
concupies
concupiscences
concupiscential
concupiscentious
concupiscently
concupiscible (current term)
concupy
concur
concurral
concurred
concurrence
concurrences
concurrencies
concurrency
concurrent
concurrent disinfection
concurrent estate
concurrent estates
concurrent execution
concurrent negligence

Literary usage of Concupiscible

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1. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"Are the irascible and concupiscible faculties the subject of virtue ? R. The irascible and concupiscible faculties may be considered in two ways: in one way ..."

2. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"Arc the irascible and concupiscible faculties the subject of virtue ? R. The irascible and concupiscible faculties may be considered in two ways: in one way ..."

3. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... irascible and concupiscible Inclinations, when we know no rational cause for them within ourselves, and therefore they could not spring from the soul ..."

4. A Manual of the History of Dogmas by Bernard John Otten (1918)
"rational will itself, though a few of the Scholastics assigned as its subject the concupiscible part of the will. Concerning these latter St. Thomas says: ..."

5. Philosophical Works of the Late James Frederick Ferrier by James Frederick Ferrier (1875)
"By nature the concupiscible is designed to obey the rational, just as in the state the working classes are designed to obey the legislative power; ..."

6. Lectures on Greek Philosophy and Other Philosophical Remains of James by James Frederick Ferrier (1866)
"By nature the concupiscible is designed to obey the rational, just as in the state the working classes are designed to obey the legislative power; ..."

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