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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.
Dictionary entry details
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Excessive desire to possess or dominate
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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