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gulosity

[ gyoo-los-i-tee ]

noun

  1. gluttony or greediness.


gulosity

/ ɡjʊˈlɒsɪtɪ /

noun

  1. archaic.
    greed or gluttony


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gulosity1

1490–1500; < Late Latin gulōsitās, equivalent to Latin gulōs ( us ) ( gul ( a ) throat, appetite + -ōsus -ose 1 ) + itās -ity

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gulosity1

C16: from Late Latin gulōsitās, from Latin gulōsus gluttonous, from gula gullet

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Example Sentences

Love of the drink, or pleasing the appetite, which we call gulosity.

This gulosity, which Clemens Alexandrinus calleth the throat devil, and the belly devil is the first cause.

Gulosity is the general nature of it: excess is the matter: depravation of reason is its special form.

Think how thou consumest the creatures of God, that are given for service, and not for gulosity and luxury.

Mostly it doesn't -and the Flying Dutchman resumes his wanderings looking for more venal gulosity and less legal probity.

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