Definition of Rapaciousness

1. Noun. Extreme gluttony.

Exact synonyms: Edacity, Esurience, Rapacity, Voraciousness, Voracity
Generic synonyms: Gluttony
Derivative terms: Edacious, Esurient, Rapacious, Rapacious, Voracious, Voracious



2. Noun. An excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts). "The greediness of lawyers"
Exact synonyms: Greediness, Voraciousness
Generic synonyms: Selfishness
Derivative terms: Greedy, Voracious

Definition of Rapaciousness

1. Noun. The state of being rapacious; extreme gluttony ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rapaciousness

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Literary usage of Rapaciousness

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1. The history of America by William Robertson (1822)
"... I- rapaciousness of his government in the latter BOOK was considerable, declared without hesitation ..."

2. The Works of William Robertson ...: To which is Prefixed, an Account of His by William Robertson, Dugald Stewart (1817)
"But the vices of this Prince were more beneficial to mankind, than the virtues of others. His rapaciousness, his profusion, and even his tyranny,'by ..."

3. The Diary of a Lady-in-waiting by Charlotte Campbell Bury, Archibald Francis Steuart (1908)
"... old S[apio]s are still in London, and. still invited occasionally ; but she is disgusted with their rapaciousness. This is most fortunate for her sake. ..."

4. Correspondence of William Pitt by William Pitt, William Stanhope Taylor, John Henry Pringle (1839)
"... that he meant to attempt obtaining an office or two in addition to those offered ; but could not imagine that even the rapaciousness of ..."

5. The Works of William Robertson, D.D.: To which is Prefixed an Account of the by William Robertson, Dugald Stewart (1827)
"... the outrages which they committed, their rapaciousness and cruelty, were awful confirmations 1532. Of tl^ latter. While in this state of uncertainty, ..."

6. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bingham by Joseph Bingham (1855)
"The Fathers are so far from complaining of the seeming hardship of these laws, that they rather complain of the fraud and avarice and rapaciousness of those ..."

7. Correspondence of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham by William Pitt (1839)
"... office or two in addition to those offered ; but could not imagine that even the rapaciousness of his friends could presume to think of more than that. ..."

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