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Envy (IPA: /ˈɛnvi/)


Envy (n.)

Malice; ill will; spite.

Envy (n.)

Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.

Envy (n.)

Emulation; rivalry.

Envy (n.)

Public odium; ill repute.

Envy (n.)

An object of envious notice or feeling.

Envy (v. t.)

To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.

Envy (v. t.)

To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.

Envy (v. t.)

To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.

Envy (v. t.)

To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.

Envy (v. t.)

To hate.

Envy (v. t.)

To emulate.

Envy (v. i.)

To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.

Envy (v. i.)

To show malice or ill will; to rail.

Envy

Resentful emotion that " occurs when a person lacks another's (perceived) superior quality, achievement or possession and wishes that the other lacked it

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Resentful emotion

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Rock band

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Character in Fullmetal Alchemist

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Fresco by Giotto di Bondone

Envy Synonyms

Enviousness

Envy Synonyms

Invidia

Envy Synonyms

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Envy Synonyms

Begrudge

Envy Rhymes


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Spanish Translation

Envy in Spanish is Envidia

Tagalog Translation

Envy in Tagalog is Inggit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " and, alas ! for human nature, envy will always delight in inflicting mortification." - Ethel Churchill (or The Two Brides)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones." - Book of Proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Base Envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach." - James Thomson (poet)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every other vice hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of some excuse, but envy wants both." - Vices

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Friends I have made, whom Envy must commend, But not one foe whom I would wish a friend." - Friendship


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