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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acquisitiveness  \Ac*quis"i*tive*ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  acquisitive;  propensity  to  acquire 
  property;  desire  of  possession. 
 
  2.  (Phren.)  The  faculty  to  which  the  phrenologists  attribute 
  the  desire  of  acquiring  and  possessing.  --Combe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acquisitiveness 
  n  :  strong  desire  to  acquire  and  possess 




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