temptation etymology

English word temptation comes from Latin temptatio (Trial, temptation.)

Detailed word origin of temptation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
temptatio Latin (lat) Trial, temptation.
temptacion Old French (fro)
temptation English (eng) Pressure applied to your thinking designed to create wrong emotions which will eventually lead to wrong actions.. Something attractive, tempting or seductive; an inducement or enticement.. The act of tempting. The condition of being tempted.