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Definition from: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/covetousness Noun 1. covetousness - an envious eagerness to possess something enviousness, envy - a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another 2. covetousness - extreme greed for material wealth avariciousness, cupidity, avarice
greed - excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves 3. covetousness - reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) avarice, avaritia, greed, rapacity
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins" SEE ALSO COLOSSIANS 3:5 which states covetousness is the same as idolatry.
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