Concupiscence (noun)

Strong desire or lust, especially for sexual pleasure.


From the latin word concupiscentia, meaning 'desire' or 'lust'.


  1. He was consumed by concupiscence, unable to control his urges.
  2. Her beauty sparked his concupiscence, leading him to pursue her relentlessly.
  3. Concupiscence was considered a sin in many religious teachings.
  4. The book was banned for its graphic depictions of concupiscence.
  5. The advertisement was criticized for promoting concupiscence and objectifying women.
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