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synonyms for cupidity

  • acquisitiveness
  • avarice
  • avariciousness
  • avidity
  • covetousness
  • craving
  • eagerness
  • greediness
  • hunger
  • infatuation
  • itching
  • longing
  • lust
  • passion
  • possessiveness
  • rapaciousness
  • rapacity
  • voracity
  • yearning
  • graspingness
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antonyms for cupidity

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  • apathy
  • dislike
  • generosity
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • distaste
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How to use cupidity in a sentence

That maybe it’s not selfish cupidity that limits the application of the title.
GAIA, THE SCIENTIST - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYHOPE JAHRENAPRIL 7, 2021NAUTILUS
The cupidity of a man had evidently led him to collect together these odds and ends, and try to turn them to profitable account.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He rushed with ravenous eagerness at every bait which was offered to his cupidity.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
This colorless face expressed patience, commercial shrewdness, and the sort of wily cupidity which is needful in business.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
These two, by an instinct quick as lightning, saw the means of gratifying at one blow their cupidity and hate.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Don Jose has worked on the fears or the cupidity of this drunken ingrate.
TWO MEN OF SANDY BARBRET HARTE
There was no store and nothing to excite their cupidity in the way of purchases.
ON THE EDGE OF THE ARCTICHARRY LINCOLN SAYLER
"Spolia di M'Caskey," was the inscription that he felt would defy the cupidity of the boldest.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
With Ben Blankenship the struggle—if there was a struggle—was probably between sympathy and cupidity.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The offerings made at these temples are often very valuable, the cupidity of the deities within not being easily satisfied.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO CUPIDITY

  • avarice
  • avariciousness
  • avidity
  • covetousness
  • cupidity
  • greediness
  • possessiveness
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