HyperDic: greediness

English > 2 senses of the word greediness:
NOUNattributegreediness, hoggishness, piggishnessan excessive desire for food
attributegreediness, voraciousness, rapaciousnessan excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)
English > greediness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn excessive desire for food.
Synonymshoggishness, piggishness
Broadergluttonyhabitual eating to excess
Adjectivesgreedywanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume
English > greediness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts).
Example"the greediness of lawyers"
Synonymsvoraciousness, rapaciousness
Broaderselfishnessstinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
Spanishcodicia
Catalancobdícia
Adjectivesgreedyimmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

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