cupidus "very desirous," from cupere "long for, desire" (see cupidity) => covet.
来自拉丁词cupio, 渴求，词源同Cupid, cupidity, hope.
- covet:  Covetousness and cupidity are very closely related, etymologically as well as semantically. Covet comes via Old French coveitier from Vulgar Latin *cupiditāre, a verb derived from the Latin noun cupiditās (from which English gets cupidity). Its ultimate source is the Latin verb cupere ‘desire’.
- covet (v.)
- mid-13c., from Old French coveitier "covet, desire, lust after" (12c., Modern French convoiter, influenced by con- words), probably ultimately from Latin cupiditas "passionate desire, eagerness, ambition," from cupidus "very desirous," from cupere "long for, desire" (see cupidity). Related: Coveted; coveting.
- 1. It's a sin to covet.
- 2. We do not covet anything from any nation.
- 3. Covet not a gold - threaded robe. Cherish only your young days !
- 劝君莫惜金缕衣,劝 君惜 取少年时.
- 4. Many large companies covet these low - cost acquisition of troubled small companies.
- 5. Jingqiu Li has the kind of programming skills employers covet.
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