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Her acquisitiveness came close to killing her husband and wrecked her marriage, but these developments didn't faze her sense of being entitled to the enormous houses she acquired while she was in the chips.
As capitalism has stuttered recently, so has the culture of acquisitiveness.
Disordered acquisitiveness now firmly pathologized as hoarding creates in the afflicted what the writer Jean Paul Sartre called "inauthenticity" and "bad faith.
However, on a recent spin through the Freeview box I witnessed a TV show that both put things in perspective and the fear of god into me - the tsunami of acquisitiveness that is My Super Sweet 16.
The third chapter argues that Hamlet establishes a "thematic opposition between memorial oblativity and reifying acquisitiveness," which, in turn, "enables a critique of elective processes against which primogenitural monarchy is represented as providential" (70).
Are our decisions based on self-centred criteria such human acquisitiveness and our fragile ego, or on how we take what we need without compromising the future of the world around us?
However, neither chastity will stop the earnings nor will acquisitiveness bring any surplus.
Mario Goetze, perhaps the jewel in his crown, sat sheepishly in the stands at Wembley, a victim of injury and of Bayern's acquisitiveness.
Mario Gotze, perhaps the jewel in his crown, sat in the stands at Wembley, a victim of injury and of Bayern's acquisitiveness.
Already in his time, there were signs of decay that, up until in our own time, have remained features of the Roman Curia system: nepotism, favoritism, acquisitiveness, corruption and dubious financial dealings.
com)-- Despite the emergence of negative economic factors Trillium Advisory Firm believes the confluence of excess liquidity, acquisitiveness of buyer constituencies and scarcity premiums afforded quality companies will collectively drive continued M&A activity through 2012, albeit at a slower rate and with a more discernible eye towards “quality” assets.
The 'sins' of greed, pride, acquisitiveness, social snobbery and many more are just as pervasive in the media and perhaps influence the more profoundly because they are less obvious.