material acquisitiveness


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  • Acquisitiveness (Phrenology) — Acquisitiveness is a phrenological faculty.DefinitionAcquisitiveness describes the greed to increase one s possessions, to acquire, hoard and save. It can be aimed on material or immaterial fields, depending on the development of other faculties …   Wikipedia

  • acquisitiveness — acquisitive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ excessively interested in acquiring money or material things. DERIVATIVES acquisitively adverb acquisitiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • covetous — adjective Date: 13th century 1. marked by inordinate desire for wealth or possessions or for another s possessions 2. having a craving for possession < covetous of power > • covetously adverb • covetousness noun Synonyms …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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