[syn: greediness, voraciousness, rapaciousness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Greediness \Greed"i*ness\, n. [AS gr[=ae]dignes.]
The quality of being greedy; vehement and selfish desire.
Fox in stealth, wolf in greediness. --Shak.
Syn: Ravenousness; voracity; eagerness; avidity.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an excessive desire for food [syn: greediness,
2: an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts);
"the greediness of lawyers" [syn: greediness,