covetous

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Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (especially money); avaricious
{a} very desirous of saving, greedy, near
Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess esp
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"
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
Very desirous; eager to obtain; used in a good sense
desirous; strongly wanting something
{s} greedy, lustful, grasping, envious
money; avaricious; in a bad sense
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"
covet
To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden)
covet
To yearn, have or indulge inordinate desire, notably for another's possession
covet
To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of, notably enviously; -- also used in a good sense
covetousness
Immoderate desire for the possession of something, especially for wealth

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

covet
{v} to desire earnestly, to lust for
covetously
{a} greedily, niggardly, eagerly
covetousness
{n} eager desire, greediness
covet
wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"
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
To have or indulge inordinate desire
covet
To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of; -- used in a good sense
covet
{f} desire something that belongs to another, crave for, be envious
covet
wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house
covetously
In a covetous manner
covetously
in a greedy manner
covetously
with jealousy; in an envious manner; "he looked at his friend's new car jealously"
covetously
greedily, lustfully, graspingly, enviously
covetousness
Strong desire
covetousness
extreme greed for material wealth
covetousness
reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
covetousness
{i} greed, lust, envy, avarice
covetousness
A strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing some supposed good; excessive desire for riches or money; in a bad sense
covetousness
an envious eagerness to possess something
covetousness
Strong desire for the possession of something, especially for wealth
covetousness
Great greed
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