greediness : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  an excessive desire for food
  • n  an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)
    the greediness of lawyers

  • What used to mark the end of childhood now seems only an excuse to prolong the whiny, self-centered greediness that gives infantile a bad name.
  • Corruption is not only the result of greediness among the rich; to millions, it is almost a way of life, prompted by insecurity, hopelessness, and fear of what tomorrow may bring .
  • They did this more out of greediness than concern for investors, but the end result was that a lot of those who put money into LTCM got it back and then some.

  • Paul Kanjorski in Los Angeles Times
    Feelings of anger, frustration and rage justifiably hang over this proceeding because of the recklessness of financial whiz kids, the greediness of Wall Street bankers, and the shortsightedness of our economic regulators,said Rep. Paul...
  • N Chandrababu Naidu in (blog)
    This present Chief Minister has manipulated everything for his favour, for his greediness and also money,Naidu said here on Tuesday evening.
  • Steve Kilbey in Reuters
    We never really made a lot of money, so there was never a lot of greediness or arguments because of money. That kind of left us free to actually concentrate on the music,singer Steve Kilbey told "There are no other bands...

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