What is another word for covetous?

1780 synonyms found


[ kˈʌvətəs], [ kˈʌvətəs], [ k_ˈʌ_v_ə_t_ə_s]

Synonyms for Covetous:

How to use "Covetous" in context?

Covetousness is defined as an excessive or unhealthy craving for particular things. It is typically thought of as a negative trait, but it may also serve a purpose in some cases. For example, a person who is covetous may be motivated to work hard to improve their lot in life, because they fear that they will never be able to have what they want. Covetousness can also be a sign of insecurity, and can lead to destructive behavior if uncontrolled.

There is a lot of debate surrounding the definition of covetousness, because it can have different meanings for different people.

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