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 Dictionary entry overview: What does concupiscence mean? 

  The noun CONCUPISCENCE has 1 sense:

1. a desire for sexual intimacy

  Familiarity information: CONCUPISCENCE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A desire for sexual intimacy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


concupiscence; physical attraction; sexual desire; eros

Hypernyms ("concupiscence" is a kind of...):

desire (the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "concupiscence"):

erotic love; love; sexual love (a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction)

satyriasis (abnormally intense sexual desire in men)

nymphomania (abnormally intense sexual desire in women)

lecherousness; lust; lustfulness (a strong sexual desire)

libido ((psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire)

fetish (a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body)

amativeness; amorousness; eroticism; erotism; sexiness (the arousal of feelings of sexual desire)

sensualism; sensuality; sensualness (desire for sensual pleasures)

passion (a feeling of strong sexual desire)

anaphrodisia (decline or absence of sexual desire)

aphrodisia (a desire for heterosexual intimacy)

the hots (intense sexual desire)

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