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Meaning of ACQUISITIVENESS

Pronunciation:  u'kwizitivnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  strong desire to acquire and possess
 

ACQUISITIVENESS is a 15 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: bibliomania, greed, retentiveness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*quis"i*tive*ness\, n.
1. The quality of being acquisitive; propensity to acquire
   property; desire of possession.

2. (Phren.) The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute
   the desire of acquiring and possessing. --Combe.

 

 

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