i vizi capitali: avido

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the adjective avido, which means greedy.

Sin (noun) /
il vizio
Italian translation Sin (adjective) /
il vizio
Italian
translation
lust la lussuria lustful lussorioso
gluttony la gola glutunous goloso
greed l’avarizia greedy avido
sloth l’accidia slothful accidioso
wrath l’ira wrathful

quick-tempered

iroso
envy, jealousy l’invidia envious/jealous invidioso/geloso
pride la superbia proud, arrogant superbo

One can be greedy for things besides money, like power.

See the adjective used below:

Il re era sempre più avido di potere, voleva diventare il padrone di tutta la terra e non si sarebbe fermato finché non avesse annientato ogni nemico.
The king had always been more greedy for power, wanted to become ruler of the entire world, and wouldn’t stop until he had annihilated all enemies.

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