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MAMMON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Mammon mean? 

MAMMON (noun)
  The noun MAMMON has 2 senses:

1. wealth regarded as an evil influence
2. (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit

  Familiarity information: MAMMON used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MAMMON (noun)


Sense 1mammon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wealth regarded as an evil influence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("mammon" is a kind of...):

wealth; wealthiness (the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money)


Sense 2Mammon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

ye cannot serve God and Mammon

Instance hypernyms:

imaginary being; imaginary creature (a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction)

Domain category:

New Testament (the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible)


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