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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another.

Usage examples (19)
  • So I think there's a spirit of enviousness or perhaps competition.
  • Actually, there is a bit of enviousness, or what we call, I don't know what is the English word for it, but it is like gloating.
  • They tell us, also, that Catulus himself alleged this in vindication of his honor, accusing, in various ways, the enviousness of Marius.
  • But when I think of Gibson and Boyce, I don ` t know them, but I also wonder if they interpreted events very negatively, felt diminished, snubbed, enviousness in fact... for more
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