from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A mad desire for wealth; specifically, a form of insanity characterized by the delusion of wealth.
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- noun A passion or craving for wealth.
- noun An obsession with money.
- noun The delusion that one is wealthy.
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From Ancient Greek πλοῦτος (ploutos, "wealth") + μανία (mania, "madness").
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Conserve is to take care of the elderly, poor and disenfranchised in this country ... because people are our most important resource, just the opposite of what Republicans stand for, which is selfish pathological plutomania.
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An abnormal desire for wealth.
May 12, 2008