Synonyms and Antonyms of avidness
an intense selfish desire for wealth or possessions
- With the avidness of a child in a candy store, scores of holiday shoppers raced to grab the early-bird specials.
acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, graspingness, greed, greediness, mercenariness, rapaciousness, rapacity
commercialism, materialism, possessiveness
gluttonousness, gluttony, piggishness
appetite, craving, desire, drive, hankering, hunger, itch, longing, lust, passion, pining, ravenousness, thirst, voracity, yearning, yen
egoism, egotism, self-centeredness, self-interest, selfishness, self-regard
contentment, fulfillment (or fulfilment), gratification, satisfaction
bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, charity, generosity, generousness, largesse (also largess), liberality, magnanimity, openhandedness, openheartedness, unselfishness
urgent desire or interest
- He approaches every new challenge in life with the avidness of a man half his age.
appetite, ardor, avidity, desirousness, eagerness, enthusiasm, excitement, hunger, impatience, keenness, lust, thirst
ambition, gusto, zest
appetence, appetency, fervency, passion, warmth, zeal
amenability, readiness, willingness