Definitions for covetousness

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  1. covetousness(noun)

    an envious eagerness to possess something

  2. avarice, avariciousness, covetousness, cupidity(noun)

    extreme greed for material wealth

  3. avarice, greed, covetousness, rapacity, avaritia(noun)

    reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. covetousness(Noun)

    Immoderate desire for the possession of something, especially for wealth.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Covetousness(noun)

    strong desire

  2. Covetousness(noun)

    a strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing some supposed good; excessive desire for riches or money; -- in a bad sense


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