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POSSESSIVENESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does possessiveness mean? 

POSSESSIVENESS (noun)
  The noun POSSESSIVENESS has 1 sense:

1. excessive desire to possess or dominate

  Familiarity information: POSSESSIVENESS used as a noun is very rare.


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POSSESSIVENESS (noun)


Sense 1possessiveness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Excessive desire to possess or dominate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

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

greed (excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves)


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