HyperDic: rapacity

English > 2 senses of the word rapacity:
NOUNattributerapacity, edacity, esurience, rapaciousness, voracity, voraciousnessextreme / extreme gluttony
actrapacity, avarice, greed, covetousness, avaritiareprehensible acquisitiveness
English > rapacity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme gluttony.
Synonymsedacity, esurience, rapaciousness, voracity, voraciousness
Broadergluttonyhabitual eating to excess
Spanishrapacidad, voracidad
Catalanrapacitat, voracitat
Adjectivesrapaciousdevouring or craving food in great quantities
English > rapacity: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningreprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins).
Synonymsavarice, greed, covetousness, avaritia
Broadermortal sin, deadly sinAn unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
Spanishavaricia, avaritia, avidez, codicia, concupiscencia, rapacidad
Catalanavarícia, avaritia, cobdícia
Adjectivesrapaciousexcessively greedy and grasping

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