ACQUISITIVENESS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. The need to attain as well as build up things or material objects. 2. stature. ACQUISITIVENESS: "It was said his acquisitiveness was comparable to that of a young Donald Trump." Related Psychology Terms RECOGNITION TRAINABILITY AUTOMATIC DRAWING PLUTUMANIA OTOHEMINEURASTHENIA PATHOMORPHISM NEST BUILDING PHOTOCOUNSELING RECIPROCAL-TEACHING PROCEDURE COORDINATION OF SECONDARY CIRCULAR REACTIONS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACQUISITIVENESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acquisitiveness/ (accessed October 15, 2019).