Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity.

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  • noun greediness; voracity; rapacity

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun excessive desire to eat
  • noun extreme gluttony

Etymologies

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Latin edacitas.

Examples

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  • from Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution

    March 6, 2011

  • Jean Valjean's edacity gave him the audacity to steal bread for his sister's children.

    January 6, 2012