The quality of being acquisitive propensity to acquire property desire of possession
- powerful desire to acquire and still have
- the grade of being acquisitive; propensity to acquire residential property; need of control.
- The professors that the phrenologists attribute the desire of getting and having.
(n.) The grade of becoming acquisitive; propensity to acquire residential property; desire of possession.
- (n.) The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute the desire of acquiring and having.
True, she now agreed to recognise the independence of the Cisalpine, Ligurian, Helvetic and Batavian (Dutch) republics; but the masterful acquisitiveness of the First Consul and the weak conduct of Austrian and British affairs at that time soon made that clause of the treaty a dead letter.