Gluttonous Glut"ton*ous, a. Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite; voracious; as, a gluttonous age. -- {Glut"ton*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Glut"ton*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • gluttonousness — noun see gluttonous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gluttonousness — noun The quality of being gluttonous. Syn: gluttony, greed …   Wiktionary

  • gluttonousness — n. quality of being gluttonous; voraciousness, extreme hungriness; insatiability, greediness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gluttonousness — glut·ton·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • gluttonousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being gluttonous …   Useful english dictionary

  • gluttonous — adjective Date: 14th century marked by or given to gluttony < a gluttonous appetite > Synonyms: see voracious • gluttonously adverb • gluttonousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gluttonous — gluttonously, adv. gluttonousness, n. /glut n euhs/, adj. 1. tending to eat and drink excessively; voracious. 2. greedy; insatiable. [1300 50; ME; see GLUTTON1, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • rapacity — Synonyms and related words: acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, avidness, claim, covetousness, crapulence, crapulency, cupidity, demand, edacity, exaction, frenzy of desire, fury of desire, gluttonousness, gluttony, grasping,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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