Greed·i·ness, n. The quality of being greedy; vehement and selfish desire.
Fox in stealth, wolf in greediness. --Shak.
Syn: -- Ravenousness; voracity; eagerness; avidity.
n 1: an excessive desire for food [syn: hoggishness, piggishness]
2: an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts);
"the greediness of lawyers"