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1. covetous

adjective. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages.

Synonyms

  • wishful
  • desirous
  • envious

Antonyms

  • acquisitiveness
  • undesiring

Etymology

  • coveitous (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. covetous

adjective. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth.

Synonyms

  • acquisitive
  • prehensile
  • avaricious
  • grabby
  • greedy

Antonyms

  • unintelligent
  • abstemious
  • trustful
  • unambitious

Etymology

  • coveitous (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word covetous


1. Adjective
And the effect is covetous.

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