cupidity : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n extreme greed for material wealth
- They are intolerance, fanaticism, dictatorship, cupidity, hatred and discrimination, which lie within the heart of man.
- Where cupidity bred stupidity .
- Noted: watching porn can be an act, not of cupidity, but of fidelity.
News & Articles
- New Haven Advocate, 1975-2013
The New Haven Advocate, a weekly newspaper once known for a mix of gutsy investigative journalism, edgy political commentary, magazine-style feature writing, and savvy arts coverage, died Wednesday following a long illness. It was 38 years old. The cause of death was a changed media landscape combined with corporate cluelessness and cupidity.
Dec. 4, 2013 - New Haven Independent
- Sembene Ousmane in Tonight
Sembene said: "For us African film-makers, it was then necessary to become political, to become involved in a struggle against all the ills of man's cupidity, envy, individualism, the nouveau-riche mentality, and all the things we have inherited...
- Charles Mackay in Bowling Green Daily News
Knavery gathered a rich harvest from cupidity, but both suffered when the day of reckoning came,Mackay wrote.
- George Catlin in International Herald Tribune
...there are sad portraits, like that of the blind, alcoholic Shin-gos-se-moon (Big Sail), a chief of the Ottawa tribe introduced to whiskey, Catlin said, by the "white man's cupidity."