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caco√ęthes, cacoethes (s) (noun); caco√ętheses, cacoetheses (pl)
1. A very bad habit, an insatiable desire, or an incurable compulsion to do something harmful: Too many people have a cacoethes for smoking.
2. In medicine, a malignant disease: The patient was told that he had a cacoethes of an incurable cancer.
A bad habit or an itch to do something wrong.
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