Monday, February 1, 2010

word of the day :: concupiscence

[kon-kyoo-pi-suh ns, kong-]

1. sexual desire; lust.
2. ardent, usually sensuous, longing.

1300-50; ME < LL concupīscentia. See CONCUPISCENT, -ENCE.
"Concupiscence and force are the sources of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones." (Blaise Pascal)
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