Gulosity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gulosity Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gulosity Greediness; voracity; excessive appetite for food.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gulosity gluttony
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. gulositas, fr. gulosus, gluttonous. See Gullet
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. goulet, dim. of O. Fr. goule (Fr. gueule)—L. gula, the throat.

Usage

In literature:

Mostly it doesn't -and the Flying Dutchman resumes his wanderings looking for more venal gulosity and less legal probity.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Immanuel Kant was almost the only profound speculative thinker who was decidedly convivial, and given to gulosity, at least at his dinner.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
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