\\ˈkəvə̇d.ivnə̇s\ noun (-es)
Etymology: covet + -ive + -ness
: an inclination or desire to acquire and possess especially as indicated phrenologically

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  • Covetiveness — Cov et*ive*ness ( ?v ), n. (Phren.) Acquisitiveness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • covetiveness — noun The state or quality of being covetive …   Wiktionary

  • covetiveness — cov·e·tive·ness …   English syllables

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