The definition of greed is an intense desire to accumulate large amounts of something, such as food or money, especially if you try to acquire more than you need or more than your fair share.(noun)
An example of greed is when you are obsessed with getting more and more money.
See greed in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: back-form. < greedy
See greed in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Back-formation from greedy.
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