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Noun: greed  greed
  1. Excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves
     
  2. Reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    - avarice, covetousness, rapacity, avaritia

Derived forms: greeds

Type of: deadly sin, desire, mortal sin

Encyclopedia: Greed, Greed