Word of the Week: Cupidity

CliffsNotes March 19, 2015


CliffsNotes Blog Word of the Week Cupidity


Word: cupidity (n)

Meaning: greed

Synonyms: avarice, selfishness

1. Scar’s cupidity for the throne caused him to kill his brother Mufasa.

2. Once the novelty of unlimited gold wore off, King Midas regretted his cupidity.

3. Cupidity is the opposite of selflessness. 

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