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synonyms for jealous

  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • attentive
  • envious
  • intolerant
  • possessive
  • protective
  • resentful
  • skeptical
  • suspicious
  • begrudging
  • covetous
  • demanding
  • doubting
  • emulous
  • envying
  • grabby
  • grasping
  • green-eyed
  • grudging
  • guarded
  • invidious
  • jaundiced
  • mistrustful
  • monopolizing
  • possessory
  • questioning
  • rival
  • solicitous
  • vigilant
  • watchful
  • zealous
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antonyms for jealous

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  • calm
  • content
  • undoubting
  • unworried
  • confident
  • satisfied
  • trusting
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How to use jealous in a sentence

Etta and Ella get into a jealous row over ownership of certain stories from their past, at a public event.
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Many suggested that Colin Meloy, the frontman of the Decemberists, might feel a little jealous — as his band created sea shanty-adjacent folk-rock tunes for years.
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Lunch may be jealous, but the rest of your day will thank you.
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Like the recently released Mario Lego sets, this is the kind of toy that makes me jealous of kids today.
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Airhead also makes a training tube that can handle up to 120 pounds, so check that one out if some of the older kids start getting jealous.
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That means no more jealous peering at workbenches and power tools.
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Moreover, Napoleon, so great in many things, was so jealous of his own glory that he could be mean beyond words.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Gordon, however, had never been a lover, and if Bernard noted Angela's gravity it was not because he felt jealous.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Why, Lucy has been your only serious competitor this season; I wonder you aren't jealous of each other.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He's jealous, for he has never been past Harrisburg; but I've really gone around a little circle.
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WORDS RELATED TO JEALOUS

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