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1. envious

adjective. ['ˈɛnviːəs'] showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages.

Synonyms

  • jealous
  • wishful
  • desirous

Antonyms

  • unacquisitive
  • trustful
  • unambitious
  • undesiring

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Words that Rhyme with Envious

  • acrimonious
  • agregious
  • amphibious
  • aqueous
  • bilious
  • brosious
  • commodious
  • contemporaneous
  • copious
  • courteous
  • curious
  • deleterious
  • delirious
  • devious
  • dubious
  • erroneous
  • erroneous
  • extraneous
  • fastidious
  • felonious

Example sentences of the word envious


1. Adjective
Is it possible that your friend is feeling envious of you or some aspect of your life?

Quotes containing the word envious


1. I wouldn't wear turtlenecks. That I'm not envious of. But who knows? I might sneak out a few things and hope and pray that no one says, 'Hey, didn't you wear that when you were playing an enormous geek on TV?'
- Simon Helberg

2. The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
- Horace

3. If someone loves you, they should not be envious of you pouring your heart and soul and time and energy into the things that you are passionate about, but instead....they should love you MORE because you are so involved in those things.
- Sharon Swan

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