covetous definition

  • adjective:
    • Excessively and culpably desirous for the belongings of some other. See Synonyms at jealous.
    • Marked by extreme desire to acquire or have: covetous of learning.
    • Inordinately desirous; extremely eager to get and still have (especially money); avaricious.
    • extremely desirous; eager to acquire; -- found in good sense.
    • Inordinately desirous; overly desperate to get and still have (esp. cash); avaricious; -- in a negative sense.
    • showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's benefits
    • immoderately desirous of getting e.g. wide range
    • overly and culpably desirous associated with the belongings of some other. See Synonyms at envious.
    • Marked by severe aspire to get or have: covetous of learning.
    • Inordinately desirous; exceedingly desperate to acquire and possess (especially cash); avaricious.
    • really desirous; wanting to acquire; -- used in an excellent good sense.
    • Inordinately desirous; exceptionally eager to acquire and possess (esp. money); avaricious; -- in a poor good sense.
    • showing severe cupidity; painfully desirous of some other's benefits
    • immoderately desirous of obtaining e.g. wealth
  • others:
    • really desirous; hopeful for purchase: in a good feeling: because, covetous of knowledge, virtue, or understanding.
    • especially, inordinately desirous; exceptionally eager to acquire and possess, especially in an unlawful or unjust way; carried away by avarice.
    • extremely desirous; looking forward to acquisition: in a good feeling: because, covetous of knowledge, virtue, or understanding.
    • especially, inordinately desirous; exceedingly desperate to acquire and possess, particularly in an unlawful or unjust way; carried away by avarice.

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