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jealousy

[ jel-uh-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF jealousy

Synonyms for jealousy

  • grudge
  • resentment
  • covetousness
  • enviousness
  • spite
  • backbiting
  • begrudging
  • evil eye
  • green-eyed monster
  • grudgingness
  • jaundiced eye
  • resentfulness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JEALOUSY

The jealousy of the European powers, too, protects the Turk.

All the magical phrases in the play are phrases of jealousy, passion, and pity.

He should therefore smile at the futile attempt to excite his jealousy.

"Hamlet" is a drama of pathetic weakness, strengthened by a drama of revenge and jealousy.

Sidney's half-days at home were occasions for agonies of jealousy on Carlotta's part.

Poor Mainwaring gives me such histories of his wife's jealousy.

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

My comrades also have shown some jealousy, but it will pass.

This time, Mrs. Wade admitted bravely to herself that her jealousy was not for Billy.

But about this time I was alarmed for myself by a slight twinge of jealousy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JEALOUSY

dissatisfaction

noundiscontent, unhappiness
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