Covetous ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Covetous ( adjective )

Having or showing a strong desire to possess something that belongs to someone else; greedy or envious.

Origin:

From middle english coveitos, from old french coveitos, from latin cupidus ("desirous, eager, longing"), from cupiō ("i desire, long for").

Examples:

  1. He was a covetous man, always wanting what others had.
  2. She couldn"t help feeling covetous of her friend"s new car.
  3. The covetous king had his eyes on the neighboring kingdom's treasure.
  4. His covetous gaze lingered on the diamond ring.
  5. The covetous old miser hoarded all his wealth, never spending a penny.

(As a noun)

Covetous ( noun )

Having or showing a strong desire to possess something that belongs to someone else; greedy or envious.

Origin:

From middle english coveitos, from old french coveitos, from latin cupidus ("desirous, eager, longing"), from cupiō ("i desire, long for").

Examples:

  1. He was a covetous man, always wanting what others had.
  2. She couldn"t help feeling covetous of her friend"s new car.
  3. The covetous king had his eyes on the neighboring kingdom's treasure.
  4. His covetous gaze lingered on the diamond ring.
  5. The covetous old miser hoarded all his wealth, never spending a penny.
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