|1.||[ adjective ] tending to acquire and retain ideas or information|
"an acquisitive mind"
|2.||[ adjective ] eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas|
"an acquisitive mind" "an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"
|Related terms:||unacquisitive possessive avaricious plundering predaceous accumulative sordid rapacious acquisitiveness|