greed greed  /ˈɡrid/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves
  2. (n) reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Usage(s):

  1. Ordinarily, the concept of greed isn't very useful in trying to understand the economy.
  2. The good intentions, bad managers and greed behind the meltdown.
  3. You don't want too much greed, and you don't want too little--you want an amount that's just right.

News

  1. Ben Gloger: Learning to fail

    For most University students, I know the summer in between classes marks a departure from our youthful days spent nursing wounded animals back to health just in time for big karate matches against the rich team to save the town, getting the girl and teaching the world about the hazards of unchecked greed and squandered love. read more
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Michigan Daily

  2. Greed isn’t good for bank thief

    By Carissa Marsh cmarsh@theacorn.com It seems greed was the downfall of a Simi Valley Chase Bank robber who was caught after holding up a bank in Santa Clarita. The man is also being held responsible for a heist in Cam arillo. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies apprehended the alleged bank robber, 23-yearold Demarie Rashad Mackey of Palmdale, 10 days after the robbery in Simi Valley. read ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Simi Valley Acorn

  3. CNBC's "American Greed 78" Will Premiere on Thursday, June 20th

    CNBC's "American Greed 78" Will Premiere on Thursday, June 20th
    on June 7, 2013     Source: CNBC

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Quotes

  • In strongly worded remarks delivered in the White House East Room before small business owners, Mr. Obama called AIG "a corporation that finds itself in financial distress due to recklessness and greed."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

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