ἐπιθυμία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπιθυμέω ‎(epithuméō, I long for), from ἐπί ‎(epí, upon) + θυμός ‎(thumós, desire).

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ἐπιθῡμίᾱ ‎(epithūmíā) (genitive ἐπιθυμίας); f, first declension

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

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