[ UK /d‍ʒˈɛləsli/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɛɫəsɫi/ ]
  1. with jealousy; in an envious manner
    he looked at his friend's new car jealously
  2. with jealousy
    he guarded his privacy jealously
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How To Use jealously In A Sentence

  • 'It must be -- eight o'clock' -- said the gasping voice -- '_eight o'clock_;' and the tone became a whisper, as though the idea thus half involuntarily revealed had been drawn jealously back into the strongholds of consciousness. Robert Elsmere
  • Originally there seems to have been no appreciable difference in the signification of these two words, but after the period of Justinian the title archimandrite was jealously reserved for the superiors of the older or of the more important monasteries. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize
  • UBS is fighting the civil suit and says compliance would require its employees to commit fraud in Switzerland, which jealously defends its bank secrecy legislation.
  • The freedom of MPs to speak the truth as they see it has been a jealously protected right in our Westminster system over the centuries.
  • Her jealously and frustration mounting, Tessa interrupted once more.
  • The foederati were men of jealously separate nations, never Romanized, and felt no bond of kinship with the peoples of the provinces. superversive: Gondor, Byzantium, and Feudalism
  • Fascinated!" retorted Kato, fixing on the word jealously, and refusing to be pacified by the bribery of the smile. Angel With No Hands
  • She has jealously shielded their privacy even as her historic place in the space program blossomed.
  • As may be easily supposed, we possess very few authentic details about a people whose written annals were burnt by the ignorant "conquistadores" and by fanatical monks, who jealously suppressed everything which might remind the conquered race of their ancient religious and political traditions. Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part I. The Exploration of the World
  • We distinguish them because we jealously guard the glory of Christ, but we never divide them because the inevitable fruit of a justified life is a sanctified life.
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