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Origin of mammon
OTHER WORDS FROM mammonmam·mon·ish, adjective
Words nearby mammon
Example sentences from the Web for mammon
When it comes to Hollywood and films about faith, God and mammon are both finding devotees.
He drew up his spare person, with a terrier-like shake of the head and shoulders, as of one repudiating Mammon and all its works.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward
A man with his capital embarked, who may be a beggar on the ensuing day, cannot lie down upon roses: he is the slave of Mammon.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
Peter remembered that he had read in his little leather Bible, "You cannot serve God and mammon."The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun
What I like in you is that you've definitely let Mammon go—it's the only decent way.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
His extreme love of money overcame every other consideration; and to this idol, Mammon, he even sacrificed brotherly affection.
British Dictionary definitions for mammon (1 of 2)
Derived forms of mammonmammonish, adjectivemammonism, nounmammonist or mammonite, nounmammonistic, adjective
Word Origin for mammon
British Dictionary definitions for mammon (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for mammon
A New Testament expression for material wealth, which some people worship as a god. Figuratively, it simply means money.