Definition of 'grasping'
See also: grasp
- understanding with difficulty; "the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings"
- the act of gripping something firmly with the hands
Synonyms: taking hold seizing prehension
- immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
Synonyms: avaricious covetous grabby greedy prehensile