Definition of Gulosity

1. n. Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity.



Definition of Gulosity

1. Noun. Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity; gluttony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gulosity

1. gluttony [n -TIES] - See also: gluttony

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gulosity

gullion
gullions
gullish
gulls
gullwing
gully
gullying
gullywasher
gullywashers
gulofuranose
gulofuranoside
gulofuranosides
gulose
guloses
gulosities
gulosity (current term)
gulp
gulp down
gulped
gulper
gulper eel
gulpers
gulph
gulphe
gulphes
gulphs
gulpier
gulpiest
gulping
gulpingly

Literary usage of Gulosity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1887)
"This essay is more against the practices of the parasite than gulosity. It is entitled The art of living at the cost of others. Johnson wrote to one of Mrs. ..."

2. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"S« gulosity, and ... It. & Sp. Gala: D.taH: L. Gula. The gullet, throat, or «allow. gulosity,* ». Gluttony. ..."

3. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"... the Sheriff was the judge of the county, aucl with whom he contracted a warm and lasting friend- by royal appointment, ship. n gulosity is gluttony, ..."

4. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the by James Boswell, George Birkbeck Norman Hill (1799)
"This essay is more against the practices of the parasite than gulosity. It is entitled The art of lii'ing at the cost of others. ..."

5. A Christian Directory, Or, A Body of Practical Divinity and Cases of Conscience by Richard Baxter (1825)
"Love of the drink, or pleasing the appetite, which we call gulosity. 2. ... All excess of .drink is sinful gulosity or sensuality, of the same nature with ..."

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