Synonyms and Antonyms of covetousness
a painful awareness of another's possessions or advantages and a desire to have them too
- His covetousness for his neighbors' things spoils any enjoyment he might have of his own possessions.
an intense selfish desire for wealth or possessions
- An insatiable covetousness made her work long hours so that she could afford expensive things.
acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, avidness, 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