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See definition of coveting on Dictionary.com
  • as inenvious
  • as inenvy
  • as inlonging
  • as inmeanness

synonyms for coveting

  • distrustful
  • greedy
  • suspicious
  • watchful
  • appetent
  • aspiring
  • begrudging
  • covetous
  • craving
  • desiring
  • desirous
  • fain
  • grasping
  • green with envy
  • green-eyed
  • grudging
  • hankering
  • invidious
  • jaundiced
  • longing for
  • malicious
  • spiteful
  • umbrageous
  • wishful
  • yearning
  • begrudging
  • bitterness
  • hatred
  • ill will
  • jealousy
  • malice
  • prejudice
  • resentment
  • rivalry
  • backbiting
  • covetousness
  • enviousness
  • grudging
  • lusting
  • malevolence
  • maliciousness
  • malignity
  • opposition
  • spite
  • evil eye
  • green-eyed monster
  • grudgingness
  • invidiousness
  • jaundiced eye
  • resentfulness

antonyms for coveting

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  • comfortable
  • content
  • kind
  • pleased
  • friendliness
  • liking
  • love
  • loving
  • comfort
  • confidence
  • contentedness
  • good will
  • kindness
  • pleasure
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How to use coveting in a sentence

Often they would pick up one of my possessions, and, whilst not exactly coveting it, they would ask for one like it.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
I am free, and am happy in my freedom; the men who fawn round me, coveting my fortune, fill me with disgust.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
Different nationalities looked upon Amelia Island with longing eyes for many years, coveting it for their possession.
PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
His coveting of this woman was suddenly magnified by sight of her loveliness, flawless in the brilliant light.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
The Helvetii, coveting the fertile land that lay beside theirs, decided to attempt its conquest.
BURGUNDY: THE SPLENDID DUCHYPERCY ALLEN
Without censure or restraint, men are engrossed in coveting and accumulating to the utmost.
EPISTLE SERMONS, VOL. IIMARTIN LUTHER
The Decalogue throws no protection around concubines, against the coveting of others.
A DEFENCE OF VIRGINIAROBERT L. DABNEY
The servant did not object, but he kept very close to the visitors, eyeing the lady as though coveting the bracelets she wore.
THE HOUSE OF STRANGE SECRETSA. ERIC BAYLY
How often have I not read in the lines of her forehead that she was coveting for Fernand the honors and the wealth of Felipe!
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDESHONORE DE BALZAC
There was no middle course between coveting a woman and neglecting her as entirely dispensable.
THE KINGDOM ROUND THE CORNERCONINGSBY DAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COVETING

  • appetent
  • aspiring
  • begrudging
  • coveting
  • covetous
  • craving
  • desiring
  • desirous
  • distrustful
  • fain
  • grasping
  • greedy
  • green with envy
  • green-eyed
  • grudging
  • hankering
  • invidious
  • jaundiced
  • longing for
  • malicious
  • spiteful
  • suspicious
  • umbrageous
  • watchful
  • wishful
  • yearning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.