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Detailed Synonyms for greediness in English

greediness:

greediness [the ~] noun

  1. the greediness
    the greediness; the greed
  2. the greediness
    the greediness; the greed; the gluttony; the voracity
  3. the greediness
    – an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts) 1
    the greediness; the voraciousness; the rapaciousness
    – an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts) 1
  4. the greediness
    – an excessive desire for food 1
    the greediness; the hoggishness; the piggishness
    – an excessive desire for food 1

greediness

  1. greediness

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Related Definitions for "greediness":

  1. an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)1
    • the greediness of lawyers1
  2. an excessive desire for food1

greedy:

greedy adj

  1. greedy
  2. greedy
  3. greedy
    desirous; eager; greedy; covetous; avid; keen; thirsty; eagre
  4. greedy
    – wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume 1
    greedy
    – wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume 1
    • greedy adj
      • don't be greedy with the cookies1
  5. greedy
    – 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
  6. greedy
    – (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous 1
    greedy; avid; devouring; esurient
    – (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous 1
    • greedy adj
      • greedy for fame1
    • avid adj
      • avid for adventure1
      • an avid ambition to succeed1
      • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity1
    • devouring adj
      • fierce devouring affection1
    • esurient adj
      • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity1

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Related Definitions for "greedy":

  1. wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume1
    • don't be greedy with the cookies1
  2. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth1
    • greedy for money and power1
    • grew richer and greedier1
  3. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous1
    • greedy for fame1