Covetous vs Liberality - What's the difference?

covetous | liberality |


As an adjective covetous

is inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (especially money); avaricious.

As a noun liberality is

the property of being liberal; generosity; charity.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

covetous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (especially money); avaricious.
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    Derived terms

    * covetousness

    liberality

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The property of being liberal; generosity; charity.
  • That liberality is but cast away / Which makes us borrow what we can not pay. — Denham.
  • A gift; a gratuity.
  • A prudent man is not impoverished by his liberalities .