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Meaning of GREEDINESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts); "the greediness of lawyers"
  2. [n]  an excessive desire for food
 

GREEDINESS is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: hoggishness, piggishness
 
 See Also: gluttony, selfishness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Greed"i*ness\, n. [AS gr[=ae]dignes.]
The quality of being greedy; vehement and selfish desire.

      Fox in stealth, wolf in greediness.      --Shak.

Syn: Ravenousness; voracity; eagerness; avidity.

 

 

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