Definition of predatoriness in English:

predatoriness

noun

  • See predatory

    • ‘But he is careful to be clear that there's no childhood abuse to blame for her sexual predatoriness.’
    • ‘The character's predatoriness should be read metaphorically, Marsh suggests.’
    • ‘And in the final analysis it was her playful innocence that rescued her from the hypnotizing predatoriness of Zanetti, who comes over here as a monstrous enchanter.’
    • ‘Clare Burt's fine Fosca, her scarred features slowly softening into sweet smiles, also treads a delicate line between predatoriness and passion.’
    • ‘The fundamental political problem of economic development is therefore that of devising the appropriate means for channeling government action into support of markets, rather than predatoriness.’

Pronunciation

predatoriness

/ˈprɛdət(ə)rɪnəs/