Definition of concupiscent in English:



  • Filled with sexual desire; lustful.

    ‘concupiscent dreams’
    • ‘You can become concupiscent, like someone in a singles bar who knows that however unlikely success may seem, at least the desired object is not married and off the market.’
    • ‘Lapin continues, ‘The movie depicts the conspicuously Jewish parents as sexually obsessed, constantly concupiscent degenerates.’’
    • ‘Or perhaps she imagined the luscious, brown-skinned fruit as a fitting image for a concupiscent black protagonist's narrative.’
    • ‘We are equally appalled by this man's behavior, but let me emphasize that he is no grasping, concupiscent villain.’
    • ‘So it was a terrible step when he took the church in the wrong direction, when he adopted the idea that we are all originally tainted by concupiscent sexuality.’
    lecherous, lascivious, lewd, libidinous, licentious, lubricious, salacious, goatish
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