Lex Luthor, a man filled with greed.[1]

Greed is the inordinate desire to possess wealth, goods, or objects of abstract value with the intention to keep it for one's self, far beyond the dictates of basic survival and comfort. It is applied to a markedly high desire for and pursuit of wealth, status, and power.

As a secular psychological concept, greed is, similarly, an inordinate desire to acquire or possess more than one needs. It is typically used to criticize those who seek excessive material wealth, although it may apply to the need to feel more excessively moral, social, or otherwise better than someone else.

Greed is a common motivator for those who commit crimes.

Wilbur proved himself to be quite greedy when he stole the diamonds from Doctor Lucius LeBon.[2]

Characters that possess greed

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  1. As seen in Merlin's Magic Marbles.
  2. As seen in the SF S1 episode The Planet-Splitter (1973).
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