edacity
noun see edacious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Edacity — E*dac i*ty, n. [L. edacitas.] Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • edacity — index greed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • edacity — [ē das′ə tē, idas′ə tē] n. [L edacitas] the state of being edacious; huge capacity for eating: now humorous …   English World dictionary

  • edacity — /i das i tee/, n. the state of being edacious; voraciousness; appetite. [1620 30; < L edacitas, equiv. to edaci (s. of edax) gluttonous, equiv. to ed EAT + aci adj. suffix + tas TY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • edacity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or condition of being voracious: avidity, omnivorousness, rapaciousness, rapacity, ravenousness, voracity. See DESIRE …   English dictionary for students

  • edacity — n. voraciousness, appetite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • edacity — edac·i·ty …   English syllables

  • edacity — /əˈdæsəti/ (say uh dasuhtee) noun good appetite. {Latin edācitas gluttony} …   Australian English dictionary

  • edacity — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • esurience — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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