greed

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greed englannista suomeksi

  1. ahneus

  1. Substantiivi

  2. ahneus

  3. Verbi

greed englanniksi

  1. A selfish or excessive desire for more than is needed or deserved, especially of money, wealth, food, or other possessions.

  2. (syn)

    (ux)

  3. 1885, (w), ''(w)'', Night 564:

  4. (..)But when I had bestridden the plank, quoth I to myself, "Thou deserveth all that betideth thee. All this is decreed to me of Allah (whose name be exalted!), to turn me from my greed of gain, whence ariseth all that I endure, for I have wealth galore."
  5. 1954, Thomas Firbank, ''Log Hut'' (page 194)

  6. Your market gardener is not a well-breeched man, dependant as he is on the imponderables of glut, the inequities of distribution, and the greeds of wholesaler and retailer.
  7. 1973, (w), ''(w)''

  8. She does not display voracities and greeds like a number of patients (..) nor has she shown any significant tendency to possessiveness, grievance, paranoia, or mania.
  9. (quote-av)

  10. To desire in a greedy manner, or to on such a desire.

  11. (RQ:Bulwer-Lytton Harold)

  12. (quote-book)