Definitions for cupiditykyuˈpɪd ɪ ti

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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

  3. Origin: [F. cupidite, L. cupiditas, fr. cupidus longing, desiring, fr. cupere to long for, desire. See Covet.]

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