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Glutton vs. Greed

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Gluttonadjective

Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.

Greednoun

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.’;

Gluttonnoun

One who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.

‘Such a glutton would eat until his belly hurts.’;

Greednoun

An eager desire or longing; greediness; as, a greed of gain.

Gluttonnoun

(figuratively) One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess

Greednoun

excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

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Gluttonnoun

The wolverine, Gulo gulo, of the family Mustelidae, a carnivorous mammal about the size of a large badger, native to the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.

Greednoun

reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Gluttonverb

(archaic) To glut; to satisfy (especially an appetite) by filling to capacity.

Greednoun

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’;

Gluttonverb

(obsolete) To glut; to eat voraciously.

Greed

Greed (or avarice) is an uncontrolled longing for increase in the acquisition or use of material gain (be it food, money, land, or animate/inanimate possessions); or social value, such as status, or power. Greed has been identified as undesirable throughout known human history because it creates behavior-conflict between personal and social goals.

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Gluttonnoun

One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.

Gluttonnoun

Fig.: One who gluts himself.

‘Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy.’;

Gluttonnoun

A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo formerly Gulo luscus), of the weasel family Mustelidæ, about the size of a large badger; called also wolverine, wolverene and carcajou. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.

Gluttonadjective

Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.

‘A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days.’;

Gluttonverb

To glut; to eat voraciously.

‘Gluttoned at last, return at home to pine.’; ‘Whereon in Egypt gluttoning they fed.’;

Gluttonnoun

a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

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Gluttonnoun

wolverine of northern Eurasia

Gluttonnoun

an excessively greedy eater.

Gluttonnoun

a person who is excessively fond of something

‘he's a glutton for adventure’;

Gluttonnoun

old-fashioned term for wolverine

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