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Adj.1.unacquisitive - not acquisitiveunacquisitive - not acquisitive; not interested in acquiring or owning anything
acquisitive - eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas; "an acquisitive mind"; "an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"
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The power to hurt--the sheer unacquisitive, unproductive power to
The contemporary presentation of British power as unacquisitive in territorial terms was strengthened by the view that in North America the British were settling empty lands, in the sense of territories that were actually uninhabited or not being properly looked after by their native inhabitants.
He ends by castigating himself for his greed and by praising what was "yet another manifestation of Frank's unacquisitive, generous-to-a-fault nature."