The definition of cupidity is extreme greed for money or material possessions.
An obsession with getting rich and buying stuff is an example of cupidity.
excessive desire for something, esp. for wealth; avarice; greed
Origin of cupidityMiddle English and amp; Anglo-French cupidite ; from Classical Latin cupiditas ; from cupidus: see Cupid
Excessive desire, especially for wealth; covetousness or avarice.
Origin of cupidityMiddle English cupidite, from Old French, from Latin cupiditas, from cupidus, desiring, from cupere, to desire.