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Greed vs. Gluttony

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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.’;

Gluttonynoun

The vice of eating to excess.

Greednoun

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

Gluttonynoun

Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food; voracity.

‘Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts.’;

Greednoun

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

Gluttonynoun

habitual eating to excess

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Greednoun

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

Gluttonynoun

eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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’;

Gluttony

Gluttony (Latin: gula, derived from the Latin gluttire meaning ) means over-indulgence and over-consumption of food, drink, or wealth items, particularly as status symbols. In Christianity, it is considered a sin if the excessive desire for food causes it to be withheld from the needy.

‘to gulp down or swallow’;

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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