Today’s word of the day is ‘Cupidity‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Cupidity [ kyoo-pid-i-tee ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The noun comes from late Middle English.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is a noun. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi -Laalsa
2. Spanish – Codicia
3. French – Cupidité
4. Mandarin – Tānlán
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. He rushed with ravenous eagerness at every bait which was offered to his cupidity.
2. John’s cupidity led him to try and rob the bank.
3. Don Jose has worked on the fears or the cupidity of this drunken ingrate.
4. Cupidity often leads people to take things that do not belong to them.
5. Because of my husband’s cupidity, he is now sitting in jail for making counterfeit money.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
acquisitiveness, avidity, covetousness, craving, eagerness, greediness, hunger, infatuation, itching, longing, lust, passion, possessiveness, rapaciousness, rapacity, voracity, yearning, graspingness, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
apathy, dislike, generosity, hate, hatred, indifference, distaste, etc
The devil tempts men through their ambition, their cupidity, or their appetite, until he comes to the profane swearer, whom he clutches without any reward.
Went for my evening walk & came across this utter madness & cupidity.☹️ A complete change of scenery. That ugly mess was all wooded. Another precious green belt & carbon sink gone. These things matter to people. #corkcity #BiodiversityCrisis #ecocide When will it end? pic.twitter.com/JP9LopyvDO
— The Kingfisher & Dipper of the Glen 🍃💚🍃 (@glenkingfisher) May 19, 2021