Definitions for cacoëthesˌkæk oʊˈi θiz

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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]

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