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Detailed Synonyms for covetousness in English

covetousness:

covetousness

  1. covetousness

covetousness [the ~] noun

  1. the covetousness
    – reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) 1
    the greed; the avarice; the rapacity; the covetousness; the avaritia
    – reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) 1
  2. the covetousness
    – extreme greed for material wealth 1
    the avarice; the covetousness; the avariciousness; the cupidity
    – extreme greed for material wealth 1
  3. the covetousness
    – an envious eagerness to possess something 1
    the covetousness
    – an envious eagerness to possess something 1

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Related Definitions for "covetousness":

  1. reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)1
  2. extreme greed for material wealth1
  3. an envious eagerness to possess something1

covetous:

covetous adj

  1. covetous
    desirous; eager; greedy; covetous; avid; keen; thirsty; eagre
  2. covetous
    – immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth 1
    greedy; grasping; covetous; avaricious; prehensile; grabby
    – immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth 1
    • greedy adj
      • greedy for money and power1
      • grew richer and greedier1
    • grasping adj
      • a grasping old miser1
      • grasping commercialism1
    • covetous adj
      • casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields1
    • avaricious adj
      • they are avaricious and will do anything for money1
    • prehensile adj
      • prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees1
    • grabby adj
  3. covetous
    – showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages 1
    jealous; envious; covetous
    – showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages 1
    • jealous adj
      • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions1
    • envious adj
      • envious of their art collection1
    • covetous adj
      • he was never covetous before he met her1
      • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions1

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Related Definitions for "covetous":

  1. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth1
    • casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields1
  2. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages1
    • he was never covetous before he met her1
    • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions1