vehemently desirous; characterized by desire or longing; of the nature of concupiscence ...1651 obs. rare
from Latin concupīt- participial stem of concupĕre, concupiscĕre to desire
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1651 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Now the subject of the passions of the soul, is the concupitive power of the soul, and is divided into concupiscible, and irascible, and both respect good and bad, but under a different notion. For when the concupiscible power respects good, and evil absolutely; Love or Lust, or on the contrary, hatred is caused..."
From: Three Books of Occult Philosophy
- Henricus Cornelius Agrippa of Nettesheim
Translated out of the Latin into English by J.F.