the greedy pursuit of riches.
- mam·mon·ist, mam·mon·ite, noun
- mam·mon·is·tic, adjective
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How to use mammonism in a sentence
They cared nothing for mammonism, that some philosophical crank has defined to be a physical force that makes men invertebrates.The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
The game-preserving interest is worth maintenance if only as clashing with mammonism.
But of a Midas-eared mammonism, which indeed at bottom all pure Mammonisms are, what better can you expect?Past and Present | Thomas Carlyle
Our national peril is mammonism, and the sordid pursuit of gold.The Battle of Principles | Newell Dwight Hillis
mammonism at least works, but 'Go gracefully idle in Mayfair,' what does or can that mean?Past and Present | Thomas Carlyle