avaritia


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Noun1.avaritia - reprehensible acquisitivenessavaritia - reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
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(Right) "Avaritia" by Daniel dela Cruz, which is part of his "Seven Deadly Sins" series.
midges (7), including subgenus Avaritia (n = 22), C.
For avarice destroyed honesty, integrity, and all other noble pursuits; taught in their place insolence, cruelty, to neglect the gods, to set a price on everything [Namque avaritia fidem, probitatem ceterasque artis bonas subvortit; pro his superbiam, crudelitatem, deos neglegere, omnia venalia habere edocuit] (Sallust, Bellum Catilinae X, 4).
(11.) Polycarp, Epistula ad Philippenses, in Funk, Opera Patrum Apostolicorum 1:271: "Viduas vero doceamus esse prudentes circa fidem Domini, interpellantes sine intermissione pro omnibus, longe recedentes ab omni calumnia, detrectatione, falso testimonio, avaritia et omni malo; cognoscentes, quod altare Dei sint et quod ille omnia clare perspiciat nihilque eum lateat." English translation in Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol.
In 1586, Pope Sixtus V had condemned the practice of guaranteed commercial credits in his bull Detestabilis avaritia, in which he considered the contractus trinus as an artificial legal device to evade the usury prohibition in money-lending.
La etimologia de la palabra viene del latin avaritia ligada con el verbo avere que es querer algo con una coloracion ansiosa.
Por un lado, como senala Huizinga, "por cupiditas, que como tal no tiene puesto en la serie de pecados capitales, se entiende en este texto avaritia [se refiere al de Timoteo], como se dice en otra leccion del mismo ...
1, 271: <<Viduas vero doceamus esse prudentes circa fidem Domini, interpellantes sine intermissione pro omnibus, longe recedentes ab omni calumnia, detrectatione, falso testimonio, avaritia et omni malo; cognoscentes, quod altare Dei sint et quod ille omnia clare perspiciat nihilque eum lateat ...>>.
through the deployment of language associated with greed (avaritia) and
Compondo esse quadro, entrariam elementos fisicos e naturais, algumas vezes problematicos, como a luxuria (voluptas), a avareza (avaritia) e a ambicao (ambitio), os quais deveriam ser combatidos pela vontade e pela razao (THOMASIUS, 1718, p.
The wave subsides, and they all return to their old selves, realizing as they do the distortions that avaritia or greed had worked on them.
Gli uomini che compongono le corti si distinguono per una serie di vizi e di azioni disoneste: presso i signori dominano le false promesse, le vane "parole", le continue "bugie", l'"invidia", gli "adulator", il "Dispetto", la "Ingiuria", il "Tradimento", l'"Avaritia" (233.2, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13 e 14).