acquisitiveness acquisitiveness


  • (n) strong desire to acquire and possess


  1. A kinship borne of rampant acquisitiveness, but let's not ruin the moment.
  2. But there is a problem: the key principle of the Pokeocracy is acquisitiveness.
  3. He was driven by pride, rather than narrow acquisitiveness.


  1. "Russia also knows well that Iran is the only country in the region which has seriously stood up to the United States' acquisitiveness", added Boroujerdi.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Boroujerdi Source: Press TV

  2. "Mortals should stay away from this type of acquisitiveness. When a man is not alive, then the coming generation will decide whether there was something to learn from his life or not. Those people will decide whether there should be a chapter in the...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Nitish Kumar Source:

  3. Mr McCloud, 51, said this would be very difficult to achieve in a world where "until recently acquisitiveness was a national sport".
    on May 30, 2009 By: Kevin McCloud Source: WalesOnline

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