covetousness definition

  • noun:
    • Immoderate desire for the control of some thing, specifically for wealth.
    • powerful desire.
    • a stronger or inordinate desire of acquiring and having some expected great; extortionate desire to have riches or cash; -- in a negative good sense.
    • powerful need; eagerness.
    • the smoothness to be covetous, in an evil feeling; a very good or inordinate desire of getting and possessing some thing, without reference to law or justice; overbearing avarice.
    • Synonyms Avarice, Cupidity, an such like. (see avarice), greediness, hankering.
    • severe greed for material wealth
    • an envious eagerness to obtain one thing
    • reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the life-threatening sins)
    • Immoderate desire for the control of one thing, particularly for wealth.
    • powerful desire.
    • a powerful or inordinate desire of acquiring and possessing some supposed great; excessive desire to have riches or cash; -- in a poor good sense.
    • Strong need; eagerness.
    • the smoothness of being covetous, in an evil feeling; a strong or inordinate need of obtaining and possessing one thing, without reference to legislation or justice; overbearing avarice.
    • Synonyms Avarice, Cupidity, an such like. (see avarice), greediness, hankering.
    • extreme greed for product wide range
    • an envious eagerness to possess anything
    • reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wide range (personified among the dangerous sins)

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