You searched for: “cacoethic
cacoëthic, cacoethic (adjective); more cacoëthic, more cacoethic; most cacoëthic, most cacoethic
1. A reference to something; such as, a disease that is slow to heal; in a bad condition, or malignant and so, harmful: Mike's cousin has a cacoethic sore on his leg which the doctor's diagnosed as a form of cancer and that is not responding to treatment.
2. A descriptive term for a bad habit or a propensity of the body or mind to be out of control; an uncontrollable urge: Billy's cacoethic urge to lie was always getting him into trouble; especially, at school.
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