: desiring material possessions urgently and excessively and often to the point of ruthlessness
— grasp·ing·ly \ˈgras-piŋ-lē\ adverb
— grasp·ing·ness noun
Examples of GRASPING
- Her grasping children fought over her property when she died.
- <a grasping person who would rather buy a car he didn't need than give a dime to charity>
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