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1. jealous

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

Synonyms

  • wishful
  • desirous
  • envious

Antonyms

  • unacquisitive
  • unambitious
  • credulous
  • undesiring

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Words that Rhyme with Jealous

  • bruxelles
  • overzealous
  • mcnellis
  • mcnelis
  • marcellus
  • pinellas
  • novellus
  • trellis
  • zealous
  • selas
  • fellas
  • belous

How do you pronounce jealous?

Pronounce jealous as ˈʤɛləs.

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How to spell jealous? Is it jelus? Or jalouse? Common misspellings are:

  • jelus
  • jalouse

Example sentences of the word jealous


1. Adjective
Don't keep favorite toys around or food which your puppy could become jealous over with another animal.

Quotes containing the word jealous


1. I've been so fortunate in my life that my family has never been jealous of my success. They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive. They shared in it.
- Mike Krzyzewski

2. I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success. But I think people are very jealous about success. I work very hard and they don't appreciate that.
- Alain Prost

3. Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can't go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else's success as your failure is a cancerous way to live.
- Kevin Bacon

2. jealous

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛləs'] suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival.

Synonyms

  • distrustful
  • green-eyed

Antonyms

  • trusting
  • unsuspecting
  • unsuspicious
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