ἐπιθυμία

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Etymology[edit]

Related to ἐπιθῡμέω ‎(epithūméō, I long for), from ἐπι- ‎(epi-, on) +‎ θῡμός ‎(thūmós, heart).

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ἐπιθῡμίᾱ ‎(epithūmíāf ‎(genitive ἐπιθῡμίᾱς); first declension

  1. yearning, longing, desire, craving
  2. Often with a negative connotation: lust

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