envy vs jealousy

envy jealousy

Definitions

  • 1) A feeling of discontent and resentment aroused by and in conjunction with desire for the possessions or qualities of another.
  • 2) Obsolete Malevolence.
  • 3) The object of such feeling.
  • 4) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of.
  • 5) obsolete Emulation; rivalry.
  • 6) obsolete Public odium; ill repute.
  • 7) An object of envious notice or feeling.
  • 8) obsolete Malice; ill will; spite.
  • 9) spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • 10) a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
  • 11) A challenge (in a game); a vying; a vie.
  • 12) Emulation.
  • 13) A feeling of uneasiness, mortification, or discontent excited by the contemplation of another's superiority, prosperity, or success, accompanied with some degree of enmity or malignity, and often or usually with a desire or an effort to discomfit or mortify the person envied: usually followed by of.
  • 14) Public odium; ill repute.
  • 15) An object of envy.
  • 16) Synonyms Jealousy, Envy. Jealousy is the malign feeling which is often had toward a rival, or possible rival, for the possession of that which we greatly desire, as in love or ambition. Envy is a similar feeling toward one, whether rival or not, who already possesses that which we greatly desire. Jealousy is enmity prompted by fear; envy is enmity prompted by covetousness.
  • 17) Hatred; ill will; malice.
  • 18) A contention; an attempt; an attack.
  • 19) obsolete To show malice or ill will; to rail.
  • 20) feel envious towards; admire enviously
  • 21) be envious of; set one's heart on
  • 22) To be affected with envy; have envious feelings; regard something pertaining to another with grudge or longing: formerly often followed by at.
  • 23) To regard unfavorably; revolt against; oppose.
  • 24) To feel envy on account of; regard grudgingly or wistfully another's possession or experience of, either with or without malevolent feeling.
  • 25) To challenge (in a game).
  • 26) To vie with; emulate.
  • 27) To regard with envy; look upon as the possessor of what is wanting in or to one's self, with a longing for it, and either with or without, a desire for the deprivation or discomfiture of him who has it: often with both the possessor and the thing possessed as objects.
  • 28) Todoharmto;injure.
  • 29) Toviewith;emulate.
  • 30) To do harm to; injure.
  • 31) To strive; contend; vie.
  • 32) To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.
  • 33) To regard (something) with envy.
  • 34) To feel envy toward (another person).
  • 35) obsolete To emulate.
  • 36) obsolete To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
  • 37) To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.
  • 38) To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.
  • 39) obsolete To hate.
  • 40) To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.

Definitions

  • 1) countable A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.
  • 2) archaic A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.
  • 3) Envy towards another's possessions
  • 4) uncountable A state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity.
  • 5) Close vigilance.
  • 6) A jealous attitude or disposition.
  • 7) The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases directly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
  • 8) zealous vigilance
  • 9) a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
  • 10) The plant Sedum rupestre.
  • 11) The state or character of being jealous; zealous watchfulness; earnest solicitude for that which concerns one's self or others; suspicious care; suspicion.
  • 12) Specifically—2. Distress or resentment caused by suspected or actual loss, through the rivalry of another, of the love, good will, or success one desires to retain or secure; fear or suspicion of successful rivalry, especially in love.

Examples

  • 1) We say it's the envy of the world.
  • 2) Most of those people you envy have had to work for what they possess.
  • 3) This list is bound to make some feel acute index envy.
  • 4) There is often envy or jealousy of others.
  • 5) They did not succeed without arousing resentment and envy.
  • 6) Try imagining hiring the person you envy to train you to get the thing you want.
  • 7) There is too much envy out there.
  • 8) Gradually he began to acknowledge his feelings of envy towards his mother and both wives.
  • 9) Our services are the envy of the world and there are some big foreign policy issues.
  • 10) It betrays an intimacy that any son must envy.
  • 11) Find people not to envy but to admire.
  • 12) Feel no envy for the golfing elephant and those who attend it.
  • 13) envy and resentment attach themselves to football.
  • 14) Our democracy is the envy of the world.
  • 15) And this strip of green must surely be envy.
  • 16) It is easy to admire success, but human instinct sometimes swaps admiration for envy.
  • 17) So there is envy and jealousy, yes.
  • 18) If possible, talk to the person you envy.
  • 19) The most ambitious English clubs do not so much resent as envy the depths of their pockets.
  • 20) The infant may be envied for the goodness and love she is receiving and the mother may be envied for being able to provide those resources.
  • 21) Maybe it's envy, maybe admiration.
  • 22) But the rest of British sport clearly has much to learn from cycling, an outfit that has become the envy of the world.
  • 23) If envy is an indication of how much I wish I could analyse like this, then picture me with skin as lush an April green as the fields and meadows beyond my house.
  • 24) The appeal of socialism can be explained by simply observing that envy is approximately as strong a force in human behavior as selfishness.
  • 25) The envy is a constant, what changes are the socio-economic conditions - the most crucial of which was probably the invention of agriculture and storage of food.
  • 26) When militant feminism, a false doctrine with its roots in envy, promoted by false philosophies of this world, including Marxism, reared its ugly head in the 1960's, Helen rose to the challenge with her teachings on the home and family.
  • 27) Penis envy is right -- you notice how it's always guys like Sam and Randy leading the charge for this kind of thing?
  • 28) The reason I think envy is a mistake is because one who is envious typically underestimates their own worth and also values the wrong things.
  • 29) I look at my grandparents in envy because they received a good retirement plan from Duke Power and are in their late 70s, still healthy and without the worry of money.
  • 30) Second, I think envy is a large obstancle to progress.
  • 31) There will always be a certain envy between services.
  • 32) ‘Full of self-doubt and lack of true self-esteem, the hero's emotions express themselves in extravagant, paranoid projections, envies and resentments - most of which he foists onto his indirect or mediated rival.’
  • 33) ‘‘I may have a lot of bad qualities like jealousy, envy and anger, but it takes a long time for anyone to really irk me,’ says the actor.’
  • 34) ‘Love cancels resentment, envy and jealousy and replaces them with kindness, forbearance and cordiality.’
  • 35) ‘But it may just be that this vision has in fact been their focus and it has aroused petty jealousy and envy.’
  • 36) ‘It's an unusual route to work, but definitely one that our construction team envies.’
  • 37) ‘Output will continue to grow at about the rich world average, and we live in the green and pleasant land we have today, which much of the world envies.’
  • 38) ‘Forty-year-old faculty members have usually shed some of their earlier envies, animosities, and petty vanities, enabling them to be more understanding mentors.’
  • 39) ‘I have to say that no process is good enough to be free from the pressures, the envies, and the hatreds to which any human being can be prey.’
  • 40) ‘He at once covets and scorns material comforts - and both envies and despises those who enjoy them.’
  • 41) ‘Consumed by class envy and full of malice, they piled on as soon as they got the news.’
  • 42) ‘In other times and places blood feuds or class envy might explain this level of suspicion.’
  • 43) ‘Liberal commenters seem to miss the irrelevance of class envy to the popular dislike of this tax.’
  • 44) ‘Whether this attitude is motivated by envy or pure hatred, I know not.’
  • 45) ‘My answer is no, I'm not motivated by envy.’
  • 46) ‘I venture to suggest their preference wouldn't bear too much scrutiny or arouse too much envy.’
  • 47) ‘"That does sound like it was fun, " she answered, smiling with a little envy.’
  • 48) ‘They were all consumed by envy now on top of the original dislike.’
  • 49) ‘But I hated myself for letting envy consume me like this.’
  • 50) ‘Some may even feel envy in that they wish they could feel the same way.’
  • 51) ‘I know I should be mature and sensible and rise above any feelings of petty envy.’
  • 52) ‘If everywhere can become as good, our health service will be the envy of the world.’
  • 53) ‘Yet politicians of all parties like to pretend that there is a quick-fix solution that will miraculously transform the service into the envy of the world.’
  • 54) ‘We were even allowed to take time off school to visit air stations, an unexpected perk that made us the envy of classmates who thought we were all uniformed ponces.’
  • 55) ‘But a service that was the envy of the world in 1948 is simply not up to the demands of the 21st century.’
  • 56) ‘By all accounts, the Army and its sister services are the envy of other government organizations and commercial corporations.’
  • 57) ‘Its roads and health service were once the envy of those living to the south of the border, but have been allowed to run down.’
  • 58) ‘He took with him the cutest girl in his grade, much to the envy of his classmates.’
  • 59) ‘This arrangement should be the envy of every ruling class in the world.’
  • 60) ‘This show had all the verve and nerve that makes London street fashion the envy of the world.’
  • 61) ‘Equally, as we noted last week, they enjoy working practices - four days on, four off - and pension rights that are the envy of workers in the other public services.’
  • 62) ‘The epicentre of the county, it lacks little in services and facilities, and indeed is seen as the envy of many other locations of similar size and population.’
  • 63) ‘The biggest test of his technique came on the last tour of Australia on pitches that were not quite so comfortable and against an attack which has been the envy of the world for some time.’
  • 64) ‘First of all, the local fishing club have a range of water at their disposal which would be the envy of any of their mainland counterparts.’
  • 65) ‘When we are the envy of other communities and the pride of local police why would we drop our advantage and join the rabble?’
  • 66) ‘It was the pride of the community and the envy of ageing district hospitals all over the country.’
  • 67) ‘I think it is fair to say that that Government had the courage to put in place a goods and services tax that is still the envy of other countries throughout the world.’
  • 68) ‘Surely our progressive system of education will be the envy of the world.’
  • 69) ‘Our migration program is the envy of the rest of the world.’
  • 70) ‘The strong organisational structure is the envy of the rest of the ethnic communities.’
  • 71) ‘My collection has become the envy of my film buff friends.’
  • 72) ‘She imagined her home even lovelier than it was now, and she imagined everyone admiring her, envying her, wishing they, too, had such a gift.’
  • 73) ‘You must mark out your territory as an artist, so that others learn to envy you and aspire to what you are doing.’
  • 74) ‘Borges' characters can similarly be said to envy women their desire that they cannot understand and do not dare explore.’
  • 75) ‘I always used to envy people who had faith; I used to wish I too had faith, the sort that can carry you through when times are tough.’
  • 76) ‘I so envy the people I meet who command a range of skills.’
  • 77) ‘I always envy other people's enjoyment of London Town.’
  • 78) ‘I've always wondered if I hate guys like that or just secretly envy them.’
  • 79) ‘She secretly envied the maid for her ability to remain so sly and untouched by pain.’
  • 80) ‘I've always envied people on those TV shows where everyone knows each other.’
  • 81) ‘I've always envied the girls on TV with the nice protective older brothers.’
  • 82) ‘I've always envied the royal family ever since they came into power here.’
  • 83) ‘I almost envy you, on occasion, growing up in such a peaceful time.’
  • 84) ‘Yet, in another respect, he almost envied her a little.’
  • 85) ‘What I envied most was that they could write when and what they wanted too.’
  • 86) ‘A long time ago, when we first became friends, I had envied that ability.’
  • 87) ‘He envies his freedom from bitterness and hate, and his love for his wife.’
  • 88) ‘There's a high chance someone will be watching and envying your freedom.’
  • 89) ‘Modern architects, he writes in his foreword, envied the freedom of those artists.’
  • 90) ‘Sometimes I feel like one of those girls that other girls envy.’
  • 91) ‘I am popular, and all of the unpopular girls envy me.’

Examples

  • 1) There is often envy or jealousy of others.
  • 2) You avoid letting jealousy jinx a love match.
  • 3) The highs are followed by socialist moments of boiling resentment and jealousy.
  • 4) She tried but she was still tormented by the anger and jealousy.
  • 5) How does she deal with the prospect of jealousy and resentment from her colleagues?
  • 6) My anger and jealousy of them were the cancer.
  • 7) So there is envy and jealousy, yes.
  • 8) He's being driven by jealousy rather than love.
  • 9) jealousy, rivalry and conflicting ideals help to tear the pair apart.
  • 10) Neither is he mature if he indulges in jealousy, envy or meanness.
  • 11) Germans are extremely lucky to have this man in their midst and it would be monumental folly to let petty jealousy undermine his position.
  • 12) There's rivalry but no jealousy.
  • 13) There was so much petty jealousy in the FA.
  • 14) A mixed programme of modern works with love, jealousy and betrayal as its themes.
  • 15) What you see is what you get: petty machinations, jealousy and recrimination.
  • 16) These terms rid Natura of a great part of that insupportable constraint he had been under, but gave not the least satisfaction, as to his jealousy of honour; he doubted not but she would be guilty of many things, injurious in the highest degree to their public character, and which yet it would not so well become him to exert his authority in opposing, and these reflections gave him the most terrible inquietude; which shews, that though _jealousy_ is called the child of _love_, it is very possible to feel all the tortures of the
  • 17) But, my jealousy is a motivation as I create events and experiences and decide who I want to hang out with in life.
  • 18) The feelings, which she described as jealousy, grew deeper when Kathlyn Ogdoc became pregnant during her sophomore year in college.
  • 19) Hopefully you understand that the jealousy is mutual, right?
  • 20) Her jealousy is enough to make Henry symbolically remove the last of his things.
  • 21) Seems as if we actually ARE getting closer to the end of the 2 year country wide reign of the - I didn't loose the election for John McCain, the people loved me - Palin jealousy snit.
  • 22) "Ministers of the Gospel are excluded [from serving as Visitors of the county Elementary Schools] to avoid jealousy from the other sects, were the public education committed to the ministers of a particular one; and with more reason than in the case of their exclusion from the legislative and executive functions."
  • 23) Well the best of luck with that and my jealousy is now back with a vengeance!
  • 24) I guess jealousy is a natural enough reaction, even for you wing-bats.
  • 25) ‘I wonder if their fear is really jealousy and resentment at the initiative of today's generation.’
  • 26) ‘It deals with envy and jealousy and how these emotions cause so much unnecessary suffering in our lives.’
  • 27) ‘Sometimes Sara looks at Sarah's school friends and feels a pang of jealousy, of anger.’
  • 28) ‘I know people link our sort of vandalism to boredom and jealousy but what we're really trying to do is get a reaction.’
  • 29) ‘I try to tell her it's alright, that whatever shred of jealousy I had had disappeared long back.’
  • 30) ‘Every unshared moment of delight becomes the occasion for fear, envy, and jealousy.’
  • 31) ‘Could it not be the case that my anger was also mingled with feelings of jealousy, rivalry or envy?’
  • 32) ‘The evil eye in Bedouin folk belief is tied to the fear of envy and jealousy in the eye of the beholder.’
  • 33) ‘There is enough scope for envy and healthy competition, but not hatred and jealousy.’
  • 34) ‘Her fiancé worked himself into a passion of jealousy, pulling his hair and shaking his fists.’
  • 35) ‘There is intense sibling jealousy and she feels she is not loved as much as the youngest child.’
  • 36) ‘When he begins a love affair with Steven, jealousy takes hold and leads to unexpected violence.’
  • 37) ‘She too believes that many of the attacks against Wark are motivated by professional jealousy.’
  • 38) ‘However, there's no point wasting precious time and effort on petty jealousy.’
  • 39) ‘As much as she tried to ignore the small-minded jealousy that surrounded her, it upset her a great deal.’
  • 40) ‘But anyone who has experienced intense jealousy is well aware of its power and potential destructiveness.’
  • 41) ‘jealousy comes about because of the insecurity of the jealous person and the jealousy may or may not have foundation.’
  • 42) ‘Learn to accept jealousy as a normal but exaggerated response to a stressful, emotionally charged change in your life.’
  • 43) ‘Distrust naturally creates distrust, and by nothing is good-will and kind conduct more speedily changed than by invidious jealousies and uncandid imputations, whether expressed or implied.’
  • 44) ‘The father symbolizes attractive power and a potentially hazardous male-female relationship is formed, with predictable jealousies and envy as the mother completes the triangle.’
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