Definition of gluttony in English:

gluttony

Syllabification: glut·ton·y
Pronunciation: /ˈglətn-ē
 
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noun

  • Habitual greed or excess in eating.
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    • Truly, we can not free ourselves of our compulsion to do what is wrong, especially when inherently selfish motives are involved, like greed, gluttony, and lust.
    • No animal should suffer or die for human arrogance, greed, vanity or gluttony.
    • The proper response to the globalization of greed and gluttony, and to the rise of violence in this world, is solidarity, which must manifest itself in practical actions, not just rhetorical flourishes.
    Synonyms
    greed, greediness, overeating, gourmandism, gourmandizing, voracity, insatiability
    informal piggishness

Origin

Middle English: from Old French glutonie, from gluton 'glutton'.

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