Avarice vs. Greed

By Jaxson

  • Avarice (noun)

    Excessive or inordinate desire of gain; greed for wealth


  • Avarice (noun)

    Inordinate desire for some supposed good.

  • Greed (noun)

    A selfish or excessive desire for more than is needed or deserved, especially of money, wealth, food, or other possessions.

    “His greed was his undoing.”

  • Avarice (noun)

    extreme greed for wealth or material gain

    “he was rich beyond the dreams of avarice”

  • Greed (noun)

    intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food

    “the colonists’ greed for African land”

    “mercenaries who had allowed greed to overtake their principles”

    “greed has taken over football”

Oxford Dictionary

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