Definitions for cupiditykyuˈpɪd ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cu•pid•i•tykyuˈpɪd ɪ ti(n.)

  1. eager or excessive desire, esp. to possess something; greed; avarice.

Origin of cupidity:

1400–50; late ME cupidite (< MF) < L cupiditās=cupid(us) eager, desirous (cup(ere) to desire +-idus -id4) +-itās -ity

cu•pid′i•nous-ˈpɪd n əs(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

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

    extreme greed for material wealth


  1. cupidity(Noun)

    Extreme greed, especially for wealth.

  2. Origin: From cupidité, from cupiditas, from cupidus. Compare Cupid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cupidity(noun)

    a passionate desire; love

  2. Cupidity(noun)

    eager or inordinate desire, especially for wealth; greed of gain; avarice; covetousness

Anagrams of cupidity

  1. pudicity


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