HyperDic: acquisitiveness

English > 1 sense of the word acquisitiveness:
NOUNattributeacquisitivenessstrong desire to acquire and possess
English > acquisitiveness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningStrong desire to acquire and possess.
Attributesacquisitiveeager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
unacquisitivenot acquisitive
Narrowerbibliomaniapreoccupation / preoccupation with the acquisition and possession of books
retentiveness, retentivityThe property of retaining possessions that have been acquired
Broadergreedexcessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves
Spanishconcupiscencia
Catalancobdícia, cobejança, concupiscència
Adjectivesacquisitiveeager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

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