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Greediness      
·noun The quality of being greedy; vehement and selfish desire.
greediness      
n.
1.
Voracity, ravenousness, gluttony, excessive hunger.
2.
Eagerness, longing, greed, avidity, intense desire.
3.
Grasping, graspingness, avarice, rapacity, selfishness.
greed         
  • Frontispiece to a 1620 printing of Doctor Faustus showing Faustus conjuring Mephistophilis.
  • Jacques Callot, ''Greed'', probably after 1621
  • ''The Father and Mother'' by [[Boardman Robinson]] depicting War as the offspring of Greed and Pride
INSATIABLE LONGING FOR MATERIAL GAIN
Covetousness; Avarice; Greed (emotion); Money-grabbing; Cupidity; Plutomania; Greed (sin); Greeds; Avaritia; Peniaphobic; Peniaphobe; Rapacity
Greed is the desire to have more of something, such as food or money, than is necessary or fair.
...an insatiable greed for personal power...
I get fed up with other people's greed.
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Pronunciation examples for Greediness
1. to remove our greediness?
Creating Happiness and Freedom in Life _ Venerable Pomnyun Sunim _ Talks at Google
2. we have to remove our greediness.
Creating Happiness and Freedom in Life _ Venerable Pomnyun Sunim _ Talks at Google
3. very difficult to remove our greediness.
Creating Happiness and Freedom in Life _ Venerable Pomnyun Sunim _ Talks at Google
4. to hold on to your greediness and suffer.
Creating Happiness and Freedom in Life _ Venerable Pomnyun Sunim _ Talks at Google
Examples of use of Greediness
1. This greediness for power forced the innocent and nationalist CDR Wani Igga to decline his 3rd position for Dr.
2. The time is against us, and not in our favor, and no more time left to be wasted for power rivaling, greediness and betrayal of our course as it happened after Addis Ababa agreement.
3. It is, therefore, another form of unity with specified roles and responsibilities in which the greediness of insatiable politicians in the centre and their lust for power could be curbed.
4. Advertisement A crisis that started in the United Sates because of the greediness of investors and speculators has crossed the ocean and is threatening the small saver in London – and the world over.
5. Puccini‘s music, which at times makes fun of the greediness of the dead man‘s relatives via the orchestra, is a harmonically rich music in the usual style of the composer.