[ kyoo-pid-i-tee ]
/ kyuˈpɪd ɪ ti /
eager or excessive desire, especially to possess something; greed; avarice.
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Origin of cupidity
OTHER WORDS FROM cupiditycu·pid·i·nous [kyoo-pid-n-uhs] /kyuˈpɪd n əs/, adjective
Words nearby cupidity
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Example sentences from the Web for cupidinous
And his gifts were treated tepidly, though with cupidinous eyes.The Wind Bloweth|Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
British Dictionary definitions for cupidinous
/ (kjuːˈpɪdɪtɪ) /
strong desire, esp for possessions or money; greed
Word Origin for cupidity
C15: from Latin cupiditās, from cupidus eagerly desiring, from cupere to long for
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