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1. gluttony

noun. ['ˈglʌtəni'] eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Synonyms

  • deadly sin
  • mortal sin
  • overeating

Antonyms

  • unselfishness
  • nonindulgent
  • restraint
  • abstinent

Etymology

  • glutonie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Gluttony

  • aborigine
  • accompany
  • agony
  • albany
  • androgyny
  • anemone
  • anthony
  • antigone
  • antony
  • balcony
  • bethany
  • bimini
  • botany
  • boustany
  • brittany
  • cacophony
  • canonie
  • carmany
  • co.
  • colony

Sentences with gluttony


1. Noun, singular or mass
Thorny devils do not eat so many ants out of gluttony.

Quotes about gluttony


1. Do you think it is a vain hope that one day man will find joy in noble deeds of light and mercy, rather than in the coarse pleasures he indulges in today -- gluttony, fornication, ostentation, boasting, and envious vying with his neighbor? I am certain this is not a vain hope and that the day will come soon.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

2. gluttony

noun. ['ˈglʌtəni'] habitual eating to excess.

Synonyms

  • piggishness
  • greediness
  • hoggishness
  • gluttonous
  • rapaciousness
  • voraciousness
  • edacity
  • rapacity
  • intemperance
  • esurience

Antonyms

  • temperance
  • ascetic
  • ascetical
  • spartan

Etymology

  • glutonie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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