greed

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Back-formation from greedy.

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greed (countable and uncountable, plural greeds)

  1. 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.
    What drove them was their ambition, their greed for power.

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