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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Reprehensible acquisitiveness; Excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves.

Usage examples (32)
  • The taxpayer will see to it that the corruption on Wall Street, the gambling mentality, and the plain greed is dealt with.
  • What fuels our greed is a neurotransmitter called dopamine.
  • But their greed is the reason segments of the population want to see them cash their chips in early.
  • In this case we'll see that "greed" is a need to be published that outweighs the need to be paid for your efforts. for more
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