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Definition of Gluttony

Gluttony

  1. Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food; voracity.

Gluttony Quotations

Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Reading - even browsing - an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin.
James Gleick

The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.
Dave Mustaine

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
Peter De Vries

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
Thomas Hobbes

In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
Italo Calvino
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Gluttony Translations

gluttony in Latin is abdomen
gluttony in Norwegian is forslukenhet
gluttony in Swedish is glupskhet
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