Meaning of covetousness in English:

covetousness

Translate covetousness into Spanish

noun

See covetous

‘While lagging behind on covetousness and lust, we beat all comers in the sheer weight of our self-admiration.’
  • ‘To this flesh belong adultery, covetousness, lust and murder.’
  • ‘The sections explore grace in relation to problems like anxiety, impatience, covetousness, despondency and lust.’
  • ‘It can be more subtle or it can be strong, such as covetousness, the desire for someone else's property.’
  • ‘It may be difficult to define greed, but it's easy to define covetousness.’
  • ‘It is this covetousness that fuels corruption in public life and communalises politics.’