I think that punishment by depriving children of sweets only develops their greediness.
His scheme appeals at once to benevolence and to greediness.
He will attain his end if he judiciously uses the triple forces of fear, greediness, and habit.
Again Granser's eyes burned with greediness as a large crab was handed to him.
The failures in stock speculating are caused mainly by ignorance and greediness.
Rgina was greedy, but her pride was greater than her greediness.
The truth seems to me that to Cicero there was no horror as to greediness, except to greed in himself.
That oath I took with a greediness born of my fear of the death that was impending.
There was nothing of the idea of greediness that each man knew he himself felt after a fast.
When the pope heard these words he actually shook all over with greediness.
Old English grædig (West Saxon), gredig (Anglian) "voracious," also "covetous," from Proto-Germanic *grædagaz (cf. Old Saxon gradag "greedy," Old Norse graðr "greed, hunger," Danish graadig, Dutch gretig, Old High German gratag "greedy"), from *græduz (cf. Gothic gredus "hunger," Old English grædum "eagerly"), possibly from PIE root *gher- "to like, want" (cf. Sanskrit grdh "to be greedy").
In Greek, the word was philargyros, literally "money-loving." A German word for it is habsüchtig, from haben "to have" + sucht "sickness, disease," with sense tending toward "passion for."