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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Covetousness

COVETOUSNESS, noun

1. A strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing some supposed good; usually in a bad sense, and applied to an inordinate desire of wealth or avarice.

Out of the heart proceedeth covetousness Mark 7:22.

Mortify your members--and covetousness which is idolatry. Colossians 3:5.

2. Strong desire; eagerness.