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Obviously, all families have issues, but with my sister Kathy, jealousy or sibling rivalry are not issues that we ever had.

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Experiences of fear, jealousy, joy, and pride are very different, but they are more similar to each other than any one of them is to a visual experience, or to an auditory experience.

Here we see a novelist who embraced his passions — his lusts, his angers, his resentments, his envies and his jealousies — who, indeed, was largely driven by them.

When Florez heard her peers were pulled from similar placements late last year, she was happy for them, but felt a surprising pang of jealousy, a feeling like, “You should’ve took me out when I was there!”

Some people feel a twinge of jealousy when a work colleague is praised by the boss.

However, her jealousy drove her so much that she wanted to be seen at the wedding.

Hours later, he confessed to having shot his girlfriend out of jealousy.

So yeah, a lot of the press about Martin Amis is fueled by jealousy.

Their relationship was messy and sordid and full of lies and jealousy and betrayal and backstabbing.

During the visit, Kermit kissed the First Lady's hand, risking the potential jealousy of Miss Piggy.

She was as incapable of jealousy as of aching vanity in the fact of a son whom the world was never permitted to forget.

Sick with jealousy and spite, she bowed as she passed, trying to look eighteen, and tenderly reproachful.

He looked back—looked down—upon former emotions and activities; and hence the confusing alternating of jealousy and forgiveness.

But though he conquered this weakness, he never overcame his jealousy of his fellow Marshals and generals.

His perception was still exceptionally alert, its acuteness left over, apparently, from the earlier days of pain and jealousy.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jealousy, such as: grudge, resentment, covetousness, enviousness, spite, and backbiting.

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