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synonyms for envious

  • distrustful
  • greedy
  • suspicious
  • watchful
  • appetent
  • aspiring
  • begrudging
  • coveting
  • covetous
  • craving
  • desiring
  • desirous
  • fain
  • grasping
  • green with envy
  • green-eyed
  • grudging
  • hankering
  • invidious
  • jaundiced
  • longing for
  • malicious
  • spiteful
  • umbrageous
  • wishful
  • yearning
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antonyms for envious

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  • comfortable
  • confident
  • content
  • kind
  • pleased
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How to use envious in a sentence

Though Tesla has its own set of challenges, carmakers and their agencies are keeping a close and envious eye on how the upstart has marketed itself.
MEDIA BUYING BRIEFING: AS THE AUTO INDUSTRY SHIFTS ITS PRIORITIES, DIGITAL MEDIA BUYING SLIDES INTO THE DRIVER’S SEATMICHAEL BÜRGISEPTEMBER 13, 2021DIGIDAY
When my friend told me that the butterflies in her garden were one of her great joys during the pandemic, I was a bit envious.
WANT TO CREATE A BUTTERFLY GARDEN? HERE’S WHAT TO PLANT, BASED ON YOUR SPACE.KATHRYN STREETERSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tommy Atkins are nearly always red and plummy, while even an unripe Ataulfo’s skin would make Big Bird envious with its bright yellow glow.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO ENJOYING MANGOESPURBITA SAHAJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In perhaps some of the best performances of their respective careers, Thompson and Negga portray women who are equally envious and enamored with one another.
COLORISM IS JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG IN ‘PASSING’BRANDE VICTORIANFEBRUARY 1, 2021ESSENCE.COM
A number of my friends have hobbies they are super passionate about, and communities of friends they have met through those hobbies, and I'm envious and a bit mystified.
CAROLYN HAX: WHEN FINDING A HOBBY FEELS LIKE A CHORECAROLYN HAXDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He was a dark impish looking fellow, as lean as Cassius and as crafty and envious as Iago.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
God has apportioned to each their lot; and why should I feel envious and discontented, that the best lot did not fall to my share?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Gaily the Esperanza rattled through the fleet, and envious men cried "What cheer!"
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Thou who knowest in what corners of the envious earth The jealous God hath hidden the precious stones,Have pity on my long misery!
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
In itself valueless, yet a treasure in her eyes and mine, for it will protect our child, and many an envious eye is upon her.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO ENVIOUS

  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • close-fisted
  • eager
  • ensurient
  • envious
  • gluttonous
  • grabby
  • grasping
  • green-eyed
  • grudging
  • hogging
  • itchy
  • jealous
  • keen
  • mercenary
  • piggish
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • selfish
  • swinish
  • voracious
  • yearning
  • abominable
  • calumnious
  • defamatory
  • detestable
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • detractory
  • discriminatory
  • envious
  • green-eyed
  • jealous
  • libelous
  • obnoxious
  • odious
  • offensive
  • repugnant
  • scandalous
  • slanderous
  • slighting
  • undesirable
  • vilifying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.