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Pleonexia


Pleonexia

(PLEE-oh-NEX-ee-ya)

Noun:

-Extreme greed for wealth or material possessions.

-Avarice; covetousness.

From Greek pleonektein to be greedy, to have or want more, from pleon, neuter of pleiōn, pleōn more + echein to have.

Used in a sentence:

“The unbridled pleonexia of the few continues to result in the suffering of the many.”

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