Covetously



[kuhv-i-tuh s] /ˈkʌv ɪ təs/

adjective
1.
inordinately or wrongly desirous of wealth or possessions; greedy.
2.
eagerly desirous.
/ˈkʌvɪtəs/
adjective
1.
(usually postpositive) and foll by of. jealously eager for the possession of something (esp the property of another person)
adj.

mid-13c., from Old French coveitos (12c., Modern French convoiteux) “desirous, covetous,” from Vulgar Latin *cupiditosus, from Latin cupiditas (see covet). Related: Covetously; covetousness.

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