Word of the Week: Cupidity

CliffsNotes March 19, 2015

 

CliffsNotes Blog Word of the Week Cupidity

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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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