Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENVY

He wears the look of one who is gnawed with envy, and he heaves the sigh of despair.

There was a pride in the statement with regard to which my first feeling was a pang of envy.

At times we are as much the object of their envy as they ever are of ours.

She was gowned, too, with a chic nicety to arouse the envy of all less-fortunate women.

Deep in his heart was a gnawing of envy—not for himself, but for his work.

We must not envy him on account of them, nor begrudge them to him, nor wish that we had them in his stead.

Why not speak of the evils of appetite and of envy and jealousy?

My companions envied me; but even their envy was not sufficient to make me happy.

All this time I was the envy of my acquaintance; but I was more deserving of their compassion.

The poor Frenchmen looked like peacocks in their dress, but we did not envy them their finery.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENVY

begrudge

verbwish that someone did not have

begrudged

verbwish that someone did not have

begrudges

verbwish that someone did not have

begrudging

verbwish that someone did not have
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.