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  • as ininvidious
  • as injealous

synonyms for envying

  • abominable
  • calumnious
  • defamatory
  • detestable
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • detractory
  • discriminatory
  • envious
  • green-eyed
  • jealous
  • libelous
  • maligning
  • obnoxious
  • odious
  • offensive
  • repugnant
  • scandalous
  • slanderous
  • slighting
  • undesirable
  • vilifying
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antonyms for envying

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  • delightful
  • likeable
  • lovable
  • calm
  • content
  • undoubting
  • unworried
  • confident
  • satisfied
  • trusting
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How to use envying in a sentence

I was jonesing for the shot — like a lot of people, I had vaccine envy.
GENE WEINGARTEN: I ADMIT IT. LIKE A LOT OF PEOPLE, I HAD VACCINE ENVY.GENE WEINGARTENFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I believe envy can be a problem, but I think about it differently.
HOW TO SUCCEED BY BEING AUTHENTIC (HINT: CAREFULLY) (EP. 438)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
He had had the pleasure of seeing the Serjeant, and of envying him too, with all a poor man's envy, for eight years and a quarter.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Conan watched in an almost impersonal fascination, envying the monster his inhuman strength.
THE DEVIL IN IRONROBERT E. HOWARD
I envy her Peter with a passion almost pain; and now I find myself envying her a school friend!
MAVIS OF GREEN HILLFAITH BALDWIN
The last was appointed to that portion which lay across the Moss, neither of the other two envying his lot.
LIVES OF THE ENGINEERSSAMUEL SMILES
Polly Widdicombe, seeing Mamise and Davidge dancing together, smiled through her tears, almost envying her her husband.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion (or tumult) and every evil work.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
I think we often make a mistake in our envying of the great, she said gently.
WHEAT AND HUCKLEBERRIESCHARLOTTE MARION (WHITE) VAILE
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WORDS RELATED TO ENVYING

  • abominable
  • calumnious
  • defamatory
  • detestable
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • detractory
  • discriminatory
  • envious
  • envying
  • green-eyed
  • jealous
  • libelous
  • maligning
  • obnoxious
  • odious
  • offensive
  • repugnant
  • scandalous
  • slanderous
  • slighting
  • undesirable
  • vilifying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.