Definitions for voracity-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

Wiktionary

  1. voracity(Noun)

    the state of being voracious; rapacity or extreme gluttony

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voracity(noun)

    the quality of being voracious; voraciousness

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