Synonyms of greed in English:

greed


See definition of greed

noun

1‘wasting resources in order to satisfy human greed’

SYNONYMS

avarice, greediness, acquisitiveness, covetousness, rapacity, graspingness, cupidity, avidity, possessiveness, materialism

mercenariness, predatoriness

informal money-grubbing, money-grabbing

North American informal grabbiness

rare Mammonism, pleonexia

ANTONYMS

generosity

2‘her mouth began to water with unashamed greed’

SYNONYMS

gluttony, greediness, hunger, ravenousness, voraciousness, voracity, insatiability

gourmandizing, gourmandism

intemperance, overeating, overconsumption, self-indulgence

informal swinishness, piggishness, hoggishness, gutsiness

rare edacity, esurience

ANTONYMS

temperance, asceticism

3‘he appealed to their greed for power’

SYNONYMS

desire, urge, need, appetite, hunger, craving, longing, yearning, hankering, hungering, thirst, pining

avidity, greediness, eagerness, enthusiasm, impatience

informal yen, itch

ANTONYMS

indifference