I think that punishment by depriving children of sweets only develops their greediness.
Rgina was greedy, but her pride was greater than her greediness.
He will attain his end if he judiciously uses the triple forces of fear, greediness, and habit.
That oath I took with a greediness born of my fear of the death that was impending.
The failures in stock speculating are caused mainly by ignorance and greediness.
When the pope heard these words he actually shook all over with greediness.
The truth seems to me that to Cicero there was no horror as to greediness, except to greed in himself.
His scheme appeals at once to benevolence and to greediness.
There was nothing of the idea of greediness that each man knew he himself felt after a fast.
Again Granser's eyes burned with greediness as a large crab was handed to him.
Old English grædig (West Saxon), gredig (Anglian) "voracious," also "covetous," from Proto-Germanic *grædagaz (cf. Old Saxon gradag "greedy," Old Norse graðr "greed, hunger," Danish graadig, Dutch gretig, Old High German gratag "greedy"), from *græduz (cf. Gothic gredus "hunger," Old English grædum "eagerly"), possibly from PIE root *gher- "to like, want" (cf. Sanskrit grdh "to be greedy").
In Greek, the word was philargyros, literally "money-loving." A German word for it is habsüchtig, from haben "to have" + sucht "sickness, disease," with sense tending toward "passion for."