Definitions for voraciousness-ˈræs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•ra•ciousvɔˈreɪ ʃəs, voʊ-, və-(adj.)

  1. craving or consuming large quantities of food:

    a voracious appetite.

  2. exceedingly eager or avid; insatiable:

    a voracious reader.

Origin of voracious:

1625–35; < L vorāx, s. vorāc-, adj. der. of vorāre to eat ravenously, devour ; see -acious

vo•ra′cious•ness-ˈræs ɪ ti(n.)

vo•rac′i•ty-ˈræs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edacity, esurience, ravenousness, voracity, voraciousness(noun)

    excessive desire to eat

  2. edacity, esurience, rapaciousness, rapacity, voracity, voraciousness(noun)

    extreme gluttony

  3. greediness, voraciousness, rapaciousness(noun)

    an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)

    "the greediness of lawyers"


  1. voraciousness(Noun)

    the state of being voracious


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