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Feeling, expressing, or characterized by a strong or immoderate desire for the possessions of another: "At least three European empires had extended covetous gazes toward the Pacific Northwest" (David A. Bell).
|Noun||1.||covetousness - an envious eagerness to possess something|
|2.||covetousness - extreme greed for material wealth |
greed - excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves
|3.||covetousness - reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)|