covetousness

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
Immoderate desire for the possession of something, especially for wealth

In obvious compensation and opposition the fear of nothingness becomes the source of covetousness.

{n} eager desire, greediness
Great greed
Strong desire
Strong desire for the possession of something, especially for wealth
an envious eagerness to possess something
A strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing some supposed good; excessive desire for riches or money; in a bad sense
{i} greed, lust, envy, avarice
reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
extreme greed for material wealth
covet
To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden)
covet
To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of, notably enviously; -- also used in a good sense
covet
To yearn, have or indulge inordinate desire, notably for another's possession
covetous
Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (especially money); avaricious
covet
{v} to desire earnestly, to lust for
covetous
{a} very desirous of saving, greedy, near
covet
wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house
covet
{f} desire something that belongs to another, crave for, be envious
covet
To have or indulge inordinate desire
covet
To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; used in a good sense
covet
If you covet something, you strongly want to have it for yourself. She coveted his job so openly that conversations between them were tense. to have a very strong desire to have something that someone else has (coveitier, from coveitié , from cupiditas; CUPIDITY)
covet
To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; -- used in a good sense
covet
wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"
covetous
{s} greedy, lustful, grasping, envious
covetous
money; avaricious; in a bad sense
covetous
showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
covetous
disapproval A covetous person has a strong desire to possess something, especially something that belongs to another person. Even here a red Lamborghini Diablo sports car attracts covetous stares. having a very strong desire to have something that someone else has
covetous
Very desirous; eager to obtain; used in a good sense
covetous
Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess esp
covetous
desirous; strongly wanting something
covetous
immoderately desirous of acquiring e g wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
covetousness
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