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Definition of gulosity in English:
noun[mass noun] rare
Greed in eating; gluttony.
- Understand well how much the flesh in this lapsed state is our enemy; and how much gulosity doth strengthen it against us.
- I have heard him, upon other occasions, talk with great contempt of people who were anxious to gratify their palates; and the 206th number of his Rambler is a masterly essay against gulosity.
- He would dart out his tongue right and left, as rapidly as lightning, and lap up the ants in quick succession, with the most laudable gulosity.
Late 15th century: from Latin gulositas (from gulosus 'gluttonous') + -ity.
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