Greediness

  • 1 Greediness — Greed i*ness, n. [AS gr[=ae]dignes.] The quality of being greedy; vehement and selfish desire. [1913 Webster] Fox in stealth, wolf in greediness. Shak. Syn: Ravenousness; voracity; eagerness; avidity. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 greediness — index greed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 greediness — O.E. grædignes; see GREEDY (Cf. greedy) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 greediness — greedy ► ADJECTIVE (greedier, greediest) ▪ having or showing greed. DERIVATIVES greedily adverb greediness noun. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 greediness — noun 1. an excessive desire for food • Syn: ↑hoggishness, ↑piggishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑piggish (for: ↑piggishness), ↑hoggish (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 greediness — noun see greedy …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 greediness — See greedily. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 greediness — noun The state of being greedy …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 greediness — greed·i·ness || griːdɪnɪs n. covetousness, avarice, desire for great wealth or power …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 greediness — n. 1. Voracity, ravenousness, gluttony, excessive hunger. 2. Eagerness, longing, greed, avidity, intense desire. 3. Grasping, graspingness, avarice, rapacity, selfishness …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 greediness — greed·i·ness …

    English syllables

  • 12 greediness — greed …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 13 greed, greediness — ▶ noun 1 human greed: AVARICE, cupidity, acquisitiveness, covetousness, rapacity; materialism, mercenariness, Mammonism; informal mon …

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  • 14 greed — greedless, adj. greedsome, adj. /greed/, n. excessive or rapacious desire, esp. for wealth or possessions. [1600 10; back formation from GREEDY] Syn. avarice, avidity, cupidity, covetousness; voracity, ravenousness, rapacity. GREED, GREEDINESS… …

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  • 15 rapaciousness — noun 1. extreme gluttony • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑rapacity, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑ …

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  • 16 voraciousness — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious, ↑voracious (for: ↑ …

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  • 17 Dark Days in Monkey City — Genre Nature Documentary Drama[1] Written by Ian McGee[2][3] …

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  • 18 greed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. greediness, desire, cupidity, avidity, avarice. See gluttony, parsimony. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. greediness, avidity, selfishness, eagerness, avarice, voracity, excess, rapacity, gluttony, piggishness …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 Gluttony — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Gluttony >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 gluttony gluttony Sgm: N 1 greed greed Sgm: N 1 greediness greediness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 voracity voracity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 epicurism …

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  • 20 πλεονεξία — πλεονεξίᾱ , πλεονεξία greediness fem nom/voc/acc dual πλεονεξίᾱ , πλεονεξία greediness fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)