Cupidity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kjuːˈpɪdəti|  American pronunciation of the word cupidity
Brit.  |kjuːˈpɪdɪti|  British pronunciation of the word cupidity

noun

- extreme greed for material wealth (syn: avarice, avariciousness, covetousness)

Examples

The evidence revealed the cupidity of the company's directors.

...reports of great treasure in the Indies inflamed the cupidity of Columbus's crew...

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