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graspingness

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Synonyms and Antonyms of graspingness

  1. an intense selfish desire for wealth or possessions that period of the 19th century when the graspingness of the robber barons knew no bounds is often called the Gilded Age Synonyms of graspingness acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, avidness, covetousness, cupidity, greed, greediness, mercenariness, rapaciousness, rapacityWords Related to graspingness 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-regardNear Antonyms of graspingness contentment, fulfillment (or fulfilment), gratification, satisfaction; bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, charity, generosity, generousness, largesse (also largess), liberality, magnanimity, openhandedness, openheartedness, unselfishness; altruism, selflessness


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