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We have mentioned these names, not for the sake of invidiousness, but have chosen them at random.

It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the reproach of falsehood.'

Thus Pedro lost all his property because of his invidiousness.

But they seemed well used to the enforcement of the distinction, and to find therein nothing of invidiousness.

He rejoiced in the present meeting, however, as the best of all possible answers to such a piece of invidiousness.

We wish, in the first place, to remove the appearance of invidiousness and partiality which the constant prominence 1.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin invidiosus "full of envy, envious," from invidia "envy, grudge, jealousy, ill will" (see envy). Related: Invidiously; invidiousness.

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