What does cacoethes mean?

Definitions for cacoethesˌkæk oʊˈi θiz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cacoethes.

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 cacoethes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacoethes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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