Definition of graspingness in English:



  • See grasping

    • ‘Envy is a graspingness for self. Greed is a graspingness for life.’
    • ‘They trade on their rudeness, graspingness and lack of consideration and everybody knows about this before they book.’
    • ‘He has persuaded John that every socially prescribed role entraps one in falsity, the clamour of petty needs, and graspingness.’