avarice

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin avāritia, from avārus (greedy).

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Noun[edit]

avarice (uncountable)

  1. Excessive or inordinate desire of gain; greediness after wealth; covetousness; cupidity.
  2. Inordinate desire for some supposed good.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin avaritia.

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Noun[edit]

avarice f (plural avarices)

  1. greed; avarice

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin avaritia.

Noun[edit]

avarice f (oblique plural avarices, nominative singular avarice, nominative plural avarices)

  1. greed; avarice