Definición de cacoethes en inglés:


Saltos de línea: caco|ethes
Pronunciación: /ˌkakəʊˈiːθiːz


[in singular] rare
  • An urge to do something inadvisable.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The serial killer was unable to control his desire to maim; he had a cacoethes for hurting innocent people.
    • And, it does so without engaging in sophistry, for the true horror writer is consumed by a cacoethes to engage his moral imagination, to reveal a sliver of the transcendent.
    • We began as two guys with a cacoethes for creating simple, effective and sustainable solutions that will help to save environment, people and business.


mid 16th century: via Latin from Greek kakoēthes 'ill-disposed', from kakos 'bad' + ēthos 'disposition'.

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