Definition of concupiscent in US English:



  • Filled with sexual desire; lustful.

    ‘concupiscent dreams’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We are equally appalled by this man's behavior, but let me emphasize that he is no grasping, concupiscent villain.’
    • ‘Or perhaps she imagined the luscious, brown-skinned fruit as a fitting image for a concupiscent black protagonist's narrative.’
    • ‘Lapin continues, ‘The movie depicts the conspicuously Jewish parents as sexually obsessed, constantly concupiscent degenerates.’’
    • ‘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.’
    lecherous, lascivious, lewd, libidinous, licentious, lubricious, salacious, goatish
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