An eager desire or longing; greediness; as, a greed of gain.
One of the primary symptoms of demon possession, along with violence, lust, and an unnatural power of persuasion.
excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves
reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
An excessive desire to acquire or possess more than what one needs or deserves, especially with respect to material wealth.
Greed represents one of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man. A statue embodying the human characteristic of greed can be found inside the Rock of Eternity (See also Gluttony).
A form of desire (raga), which along with hatred (anger) and ignorance, is one of the three forces that cause reincarnation.
Greed is called a selfish desire to obtain money, wealth, food, material possessions or any other entity more than one legitimately needs. Greed is listed as one of the Catholic seven deadly sins, usually by the synonym of avarice. A basic desire to increase one's wealth is generally considered acceptable in Western culture, and simple want is not considered greed.