There is something about hoarding that people find hard to resist.
hoarding is now a cottage industry, as shoppers try to get a jump on price gougers by snapping up staple goods by the trunk-load.
But Phillips says that new evidence “suggests that hoarding behavior is not the same as OCD.”
And this is not a distributional issue, where the median is dropping because the rich are hoarding too much.
Panicked, I reached out to hoarding experts, who often refer to any kind of obsessive digital collecting as “infomania.”
Mechanically Councillor Gordon stopped and tore the fragment away from the hoarding.
She had been hoarding it up for that secret hour, and now she was alone with it, and all the world was still.
Much scrimping and hoarding may engender a baser love of money for money's self.
The Pasha also seems perfectly indifferent to hoarding money.
In this way she gained the top of the heap, and could see over the hoarding into the yard.
Old English hord "treasure, valuable stock or store," from Proto-Germanic *huzdam (cf. Old Saxon hord "treasure, hidden or inmost place," Old Norse hodd, German Hort, Gothic huzd "treasure," literally "hidden treasure"), from PIE root *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see hide (n.1)).
Old English hordian, cognate with Old High German gihurten, German gehorden, Gothic huzdjan, from the root of hoard (n.). Related: Hoarded; hoarding.