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1. jealousy

noun. ['ˈdʒɛləsi'] a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival).

Synonyms

  • envy
  • green-eyed monster

Etymology

  • jalousie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word jealousy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Or is the jealousy more about objects like toys or a dog bed?

2. Adjective
It could have been jealousy, commitment issues or poor communication.

Quotes containing the word jealousy


1. The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
- Salvador Dali

2. Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.
- J.R. Ward, Dark Lover

3. Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

2. jealousy

noun. ['ˈdʒɛləsi'] zealous vigilance.

Synonyms

  • wakefulness
  • alertness
  • watchfulness

Antonyms

  • sleeping
  • sleepiness
  • venial sin
  • look down on

Etymology

  • jalousie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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