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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mania, passion, cacoethes(noun)

    an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action


  1. cacoethes(Noun)

    compulsion; mania

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cacoethes(noun)

    a bad custom or habit; an insatiable desire; as, cacoethes scribendi, "The itch for writing"

  2. Cacoethes(noun)

    a bad quality or disposition in a disease; an incurable ulcer

  3. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. of ill habits, an ill habit; kako`s bad + habit]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cacoethes

    kak-o-ē′thēz, n. an obstinate habit or disposition. [Gr. kakos, bad, ēthos, habit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacoëthes in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacoëthes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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