acquisitiveness definition

  • noun:
    • The quality of being acquisitive; propensity to get home; need of ownership.
    • The professors that the phrenologists attribute the desire of getting and having.
    • the standard of being acquisitive; propensity to get property; need of possession.
    • The faculty that the phrenologists attribute the need of acquiring and possessing.
    • the standard of becoming acquisitive; a propensity to obtain home.
    • In phrenology, the organ that is attributed the function of making the typical desire to get and still have, aside from the uses of the objects. Often known as covetiveness.
    • identify cut under phrenology.
    • In psychology: The proprietary or obtaining impulse.
    • the ability for mastering or for intellectual acquisition.
    • strong desire to obtain and possess

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