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jeal·ous

 (jĕl′əs)
adj.
1. Envious or resentful of the good fortune or achievements of another: I felt jealous when my coworker got a promotion.
2. Fearful or wary of losing one's position or situation to someone else, especially in a sexual relationship: Her new boyfriend was jealous of her male friends.
3. Having to do with or arising from feelings of envy, apprehension, or bitterness: jealous thoughts.
4. Vigilant in guarding something: We are jealous of our good name.
5. Intolerant of disloyalty or infidelity; autocratic: a jealous god.

[Middle English jelous, from Old French gelos, jealous, zealous, from Vulgar Latin *zēlōsus, from Late Latin zēlus, zeal; see zeal.]

jeal′ous·ly adv.
jeal′ous·ness n.

jealous

(ˈdʒɛləs)
adj
1. suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival: a jealous lover.
2. (often: postpositive and foll by of) resentful (of) or vindictive (towards), esp through envy: a child jealous of his brother.
3. (often: postpositive and foll by of) possessive and watchful in the maintenance or protection (of): jealous of one's reputation.
4. characterized by or resulting from jealousy
5. (Bible) obsolete or biblical demanding exclusive loyalty: a jealous God.
6. an obsolete word for zealous
[C13: from Old French gelos, from Medieval Latin zēlōsus, from Late Latin zēlus emulation, jealousy, from Greek zēlos zeal]
ˈjealously adv
ˈjealousness n

jeal•ous

(ˈdʒɛl əs)

adj.
1. resentful and envious, as of someone's success, advantages, etc.: to be jealous of a rich brother.
2. proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment: a jealous rage.
3. inclined to suspicions of rivalry, unfaithfulness, etc., as in love: a jealous husband.
4. watchful in guarding something: to be jealous of one's independence.
5. intolerant of unfaithfulness or rivalry: The Lord is a jealous God.
[1175–1225; Middle English jelous, gelos < Old French gelos < Vulgar Latin *zēlōsus= Late Latin zēl(us) zeal + ōsus -ose1]
jeal′ous•ly, adv.
jeal′ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jealous - showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
desirous, wishful - having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
2.jealous - suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival; "a jealous lover"
distrustful - having or showing distrust; "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson

jealous

adjective
2. envious, grudging, resentful, begrudging, green, intolerant, green-eyed, invidious, green with envy, desirous, covetous, emulous I have never sought to make my readers jealous of my megastar lifestyle.
envious satisfied

jealous

adjective
1. Fearful of the loss of position or affection:
2. Resentfully or painfully desirous of another's advantages:
Translations
žárlivýzávistivý
jalouxskinsyg
mustasukkainen
ljubomoran
féltékeny
afbrÿîisamuröfundsjúkur
嫉妬深い
질투하는
greizsirdīgsnenovīdīgsskaudīgs
žiarlivý
ljubosumenzavisten
svartsjuk
อิจฉา
kıskanççekemeyen
ghen tị

jealous

[ˈdʒeləs] ADJ
1. [husband, wife, lover] → celoso
to be jealous of sbtener celos de algn
to make sb jealousdar celos a algn
2. (= envious) (of possessions, qualities) → envidioso
to be jealous of sthenvidiar algo

jealous

[ˈdʒɛləs] adj [person] → jaloux/ouse
to be jealous of sb/sth → être jaloux/ouse de qn/qch

jealous

adj
husband, lover, child etceifersüchtig; (= envious: of sb’s possessions, success etc) → neidisch, missgünstig; to be jealous of somebodyauf jdn eifersüchtig sein; (= envious)jdn beneiden; I’m not at all jealous of his successich bin nicht neidisch auf seinen Erfolg, ich beneide ihn nicht um seinen Erfolg; in a (fit of) jealous ragein einem Anfall von rasender Eifersucht
(= watchful, careful)sehr besorgt (of um), bedacht (→ of auf +acc); jealous guardianstrenger Wächter or Hüter; to keep a jealous watch over or a jealous eye on somebodyjdn mit Argusaugen bewachen
(Bibl) a jealous Godein eifersüchtiger Gott

jealous

[ˈdʒɛləs] adj jealous (of)geloso/a (di)
to make sb jealous → far ingelosire qn

jealous

(ˈdʒeləs) adjective
1. (with of) feeling or showing envy. She is jealous of her sister.
2. having feelings of dislike for any possible rivals (especially in love). a jealous husband.
ˈjealously adverb
ˈjealousy noun

jealous

غَيُورٌ žárlivý jaloux eifersüchtig ζηλιάρης celoso mustasukkainen jaloux ljubomoran geloso 嫉妬深い 질투하는 jaloers sjalu zazdrosny ciumento ревнивый svartsjuk อิจฉา kıskanç ghen tị 妒忌的

jealous

a. celosa-a.

jealous

adj celoso; to be — ser celoso; My husband is very jealous..Mi esposo es muy celoso; to be — (of someone) estar celoso (de alguien), tener celos (de alguien); She is jealous of her sister..Está celosa de su hermana.. Tiene celos de su hermana.
References in classic literature ?
The tea bell rang before he had finished describing the paradise which he meant to earn for Meg, and he proudly took her in to supper, both looking so happy that Jo hadn't the heart to be jealous or dismal.
I was jealous of Tony's admiration for Charley Harling.
demanded Alice, with jealous affection; "surely, he forgot not altogether his little Elsie?
Do you suppose now, Ishmael, that the magnanimous God of heaven and earth --pagans and all included --can possibly be jealous of an insignificant bit of black wood?
Jurgis felt jealous of this fellow; for that was the sort of thing he himself had dreamed of, two or three years ago.
Why, Eva, you've really taken such a fancy to Dodo, that I shall be jealous.
If any were per- chance disposed to be jealous and critical before that, they experienced a change of heart, now.
You's jealous, Roxy, dat's what's de matter wid you, you hussy--yah--yah--yah
She wondered; then she was just a grain troubled; next a dim suspicion came and went -- came again; she watched; a furtive glance told her worlds -- and then her heart broke, and she was jealous, and angry, and the tears came and she hated everybody.
They are jealous even of his regard for his father.
Brandon will be jealous, if she does not take care.
Much too, you will think, reader, to engender jealousy: if a woman, in my position, could presume to be jealous of a woman in Miss Ingram's.