HyperDic: greed

English > 2 senses of the word greed:
NOUNattributegreedexcessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves
actgreed, avarice, covetousness, rapacity, avaritiareprehensible acquisitiveness
greed > pronunciation
Soundsgriy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > greed: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningexcessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves.
NarroweracquisitivenessStrong desire to acquire and possess
avarice, avariciousness, covetousness, cupidityextreme / extreme greed for material wealth
possessivenessexcessive desire to possess or dominate
BroaderdesireAn inclination to want things
Spanishavidez, codicia
Adjectivesgreedyimmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
English > greed: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningreprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins).
Synonymsavarice, covetousness, rapacity, avaritia
Broadermortal sin, deadly sinAn unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
Spanishavaricia, avaritia, avidez, codicia, concupiscencia, rapacidad
Catalanavarícia, avaritia, cobdícia
Adjectivesgreedyimmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

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