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American English: /kɑnˈkjupəsəns/
British English: /kənˈkjuːpɪs(ə)ns/

Translation of concupiscence in Spanish:


  • [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Any distortion of this form is judged a result of Original Sin, evidenced by concupiscence affecting human sexual desire and labeled ‘disorder.’
    • Snoopiness, gossip, toying with the occult, reluctance to do what is good, forgetfulness of God's will, factionalism, and many other failings are as much manifestations of concupiscence as disordered sexual impulses.
    • According to Augustine, sin is concupiscence: that is, a compelling desire or drive to serve one's self rather than God.
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