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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Feeling resentment toward a rival.

Usage examples (38)
  • She was overcome with jealousy when she saw her boyfriend laughing with another woman.
  • Cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy-Paul Blanshard
  • But, my jealousy is a motivation as I create events and experiences and decide who I want to hang out with in life.
  • Sounds like jealousy is rearing its shiny head, Karl. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Every detail about the neighbor's house piqued her "jealousy," (resentment or envy) even the "jalousie!" (slanted window shutter).
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