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noun as in acquisitiveness

noun as in avariciousness

noun as in avidity

noun as in omnivorousness

noun as in rapaciousness

noun as in rapacity

noun as in ravenousness

noun as in voracity


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Example Sentences

She positively wanted to pass back one or two of the saucers for refilling, but was ashamed of her greediness.

But, with all their greediness and eagerness, they left ten feet square untouched on each side the subterranean.

Why ever do they put up with him, and his cruelty and greediness?

Yes; it is just that greediness that all men have, and which I find, at the same time, so dangerous and incomprehensible.

This is by no means greediness, for a measured appetite is essentially incompatible with the conditions of Indian life.

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On this page you'll find 192 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greediness, such as: avarice, avariciousness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, and possessiveness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.