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concupiscence


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concupiscence  \Con*cu"pis*cence\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L. 
  concupiscentia.] 
  Sexual  lust;  morbid  carnal  passion. 
 
  Concupiscence  like  a  pestilence  walketh  in  darkness. 
  --Horne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concupiscence 
  n  :  a  desire  for  sexual  intimacy  [syn:  {sexual  desire},  {physical 
  attraction}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Concupiscence 
  desire,  Rom.  7:8  (R.V.,  "coveting");  Col.  3:5  (R.V.,  "desire"). 
  The  "lust  of  concupiscence"  (1  Thess.  4:5;  R.V.,  "passion  of 
  lust")  denotes  evil  desire,  indwelling  sin. 
 




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