An example of concupiscence is a man's unending desire for a particular woman.
Origin of concupiscenceMiddle English and Old French from Ecclesiastical Late Latin concupiscentia from Classical Latin concupiscens, present participle of concupiscere, to desire eagerly from com-, intensive + cupiscere, to wish, desire from cupere, to desire: see Cupid
Origin of concupiscenceMiddle English from Old French from Late Latin concupīscentia from Latin concupīscēns concupīscent- present participle of concupīscere inchoative of concupere to desire strongly com- intensive pref. ; see com- . cupere to desire
- concupiscent adj
From Latin concupiscentia, from concupīscō (“I desire strongly, I desire eagerly; I covet”).