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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Covetousness(0.01239 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Covetousness.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an envious eagerness to possess something
2: extreme greed for material wealth [syn: avarice, avariciousness,
3: reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth
(personified as one of the deadly sins) [syn: avarice, greed,
English → English (gcide)
Covetousness \Cov"et*ous*ness\, n.
1. Strong desire. [R.]
When workmen strive to do better than well,
They do confound their skill in covetousness.
2. A strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing
some supposed good; excessive desire for riches or money;
-- in a bad sense.
Covetousness, by a greed of getting more, deprivess
itself of the true end of getting. --Sprat.
Syn: Avarice; cupidity; eagerness.