The definition of cupidity is extreme greed for money or material possessions.(noun)
An obsession with getting rich and buying stuff is an example of cupidity.
See cupidity in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & Anglo-Fr cupidite < L cupiditas < cupidus: see Cupid
See cupidity in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cupidite, from Old French, from Latin cupiditās, from cupidus, desiring, from cupere, to desire.
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