noun বিশেষ্য পদ

Acquisitiveness meaning in assamese

অধিগ্ৰহণশীলতা

  • Definition

    strong desire to acquire and possess

    অধিগ্ৰহণ আৰু অধিকাৰ কৰাৰ প্ৰবল ইচ্ছা

noun বিশেষ্য পদ

Acquisitiveness meaning in assamese

অধিগ্ৰহণশীলতা

  • Definitions

    1. The quality of being acquisitive; propensity to acquire property; desire of possession.

    অধিগ্ৰহণশীল হোৱাৰ গুণ; সম্পত্তি অধিগ্ৰহণৰ প্ৰৱণতা; দখলৰ ইচ্ছা।

  • Examples:
    1. Collecting at its best is very far from mere acquisitiveness; it may become one of the most humanistic of occupations, seeking to illustrate, by the assembling of significant reliques, the march of the human spirit in its quest of beauty, and the aspirations that were [its] guide.

    2. I think he picked me out like a rug for his living room, and he made a bad mistake. I doubt if he’s capable of loving anyone, really. What he has is a kind of acquisitiveness, which isn’t much separate from his ambition.

    3. If we win this war and have the Cotton Kingdom of our dreams, we still have lost, for we will become a different people and the old quiet ways will go. The world will be at our doors clamoring for cotton and we can command our own price. Then, I fear, we will become like the Yankees, at whose money-making activities, acquisitiveness and commercialism we now sneer.

    4. Rud did not even attempt to fish. Chiffan caught nothing, and for the most part they paddled about the lake, pulled yellow and white water lilies out of sheer acquisitiveness, or sprawled in the punt and meditated under a great yellowing horse-chestnut that overhung the water, and occasionally plopped a conker through its glassy surface.

  • 2. The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute the desire of acquiring and possessing.

    ফ্ৰেন’লজিষ্টসকলে যিটো অনুষদৰ বাবে অধিগ্ৰহণ আৰু অধিকাৰৰ ইচ্ছাক আৰোপ কৰে।

  • Examples:
    1. Had she a little more of the organ of acquisitiveness in her head, a little more of the love of property in her nature, she would take a good-sized sheet of paper and write plainly out, in her own queer but clear and legible hand, the story that has been narrated, the song that has been sung to her, and thus possess what she was enabled to create.