Synonyms of greed in English:

greed


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noun

1‘wasting resources in order to satisfy human greed’

SYNONYMS
avarice, greediness, acquisitiveness, covetousness, rapacity, graspingness, cupidity, avidity, possessiveness, materialism
mercenariness, predatoriness
informal money-grubbing, money-grabbing
North American informal grabbiness
rare Mammonism, pleonexia
ANTONYMS

generosity

2‘her mouth began to water with unashamed greed’

SYNONYMS
gluttony, greediness, hunger, ravenousness, voraciousness, voracity, insatiability
gourmandizing, gourmandism
intemperance, overeating, overconsumption, self-indulgence
informal swinishness, piggishness, hoggishness, gutsiness
rare edacity, esurience
ANTONYMS

temperance, asceticism

3‘he appealed to their greed for power’

SYNONYMS
desire, urge, need, appetite, hunger, craving, longing, yearning, hankering, hungering, thirst, pining
avidity, greediness, eagerness, enthusiasm, impatience
informal yen, itch
ANTONYMS

indifference