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Related to begrudges: invidiously

be·grudge

 (bĭ-grŭj′)
tr.v. be·grudged, be·grudg·ing, be·grudg·es
1. To envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something): She begrudged him his youth.
2. To give or expend with reluctance: begrudged every penny spent.

be·grudg′er n.
be·grudg′ing·ly adv.

begrudge

(bɪˈɡrʌdʒ)
vb (tr)
1. to give, admit, or allow unwillingly or with a bad grace
2. to envy (someone) the possession of (something)
beˈgrudgingly adv

be•grudge

(bɪˈgrʌdʒ)

v.t. -grudged, -grudg•ing.
1. to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of: She begrudged her friend the award.
2. to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children.
[1350–1400]
be•grudg′ing•ly, adv.

begrudge


Past participle: begrudged
Gerund: begrudging

Imperative
begrudge
begrudge
Present
I begrudge
you begrudge
he/she/it begrudges
we begrudge
you begrudge
they begrudge
Preterite
I begrudged
you begrudged
he/she/it begrudged
we begrudged
you begrudged
they begrudged
Present Continuous
I am begrudging
you are begrudging
he/she/it is begrudging
we are begrudging
you are begrudging
they are begrudging
Present Perfect
I have begrudged
you have begrudged
he/she/it has begrudged
we have begrudged
you have begrudged
they have begrudged
Past Continuous
I was begrudging
you were begrudging
he/she/it was begrudging
we were begrudging
you were begrudging
they were begrudging
Past Perfect
I had begrudged
you had begrudged
he/she/it had begrudged
we had begrudged
you had begrudged
they had begrudged
Future
I will begrudge
you will begrudge
he/she/it will begrudge
we will begrudge
you will begrudge
they will begrudge
Future Perfect
I will have begrudged
you will have begrudged
he/she/it will have begrudged
we will have begrudged
you will have begrudged
they will have begrudged
Future Continuous
I will be begrudging
you will be begrudging
he/she/it will be begrudging
we will be begrudging
you will be begrudging
they will be begrudging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been begrudging
you have been begrudging
he/she/it has been begrudging
we have been begrudging
you have been begrudging
they have been begrudging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been begrudging
you will have been begrudging
he/she/it will have been begrudging
we will have been begrudging
you will have been begrudging
they will have been begrudging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been begrudging
you had been begrudging
he/she/it had been begrudging
we had been begrudging
you had been begrudging
they had been begrudging
Conditional
I would begrudge
you would begrudge
he/she/it would begrudge
we would begrudge
you would begrudge
they would begrudge
Past Conditional
I would have begrudged
you would have begrudged
he/she/it would have begrudged
we would have begrudged
you would have begrudged
they would have begrudged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.begrudge - be envious ofbegrudge - be envious of; set one's heart on  
desire, want - feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
covet - wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"
2.begrudge - wish ill or allow unwillinglybegrudge - wish ill or allow unwillingly  
wish well, wish - feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of

begrudge

verb
1. resent, envy, grudge, be jealous of, be envious of, be resentful of I certainly don't begrudge him the Nobel Prize.
2. be bitter about, object to, be angry about, be pissed (off) about (taboo slang), give reluctantly, bear a grudge about, be in a huff about, give stingily, have hard feelings about She spends £2,000 a year on it and she doesn't begrudge a penny.

begrudge

verb
To feel envy towards or for:
Translations
závidět
misunde
öfunda
pavydėti
nenovēlētnoskaust
nepriať
gözü olmakkıskanmak

begrudge

[bɪˈgrʌdʒ] VT
1. (= envy) to begrudge sb sthenvidiar algo a algn
I don't begrudge him his successno le envidio su éxito
2. (= give reluctantly) → dar de mala gana
I don't begrudge all the money I've spentno me duele todo el dinero que he gastado

begrudge

[bɪˈgrʌdʒ] vt [+ money] → donner à contrecœur
I don't begrudge the time → Je ne rechigne pas à y passer du temps.
to begrudge sb sth → en vouloir à qn de qch

begrudge

vt
(= be reluctant) to begrudge doing somethingetw widerwillig tun
(= envy)missgönnen (sb sth jdm etw); no one begrudges you your good fortunewir gönnen dir ja dein Glück; he begrudges him the air he breatheser gönnt ihm das Salz in der Suppe nicht
(= give unwillingly)nicht gönnen (sb sth jdm etw); I wouldn’t begrudge you the moneyich würde dir das Geld ja gönnen; I won’t begrudge you £5du sollst die £ 5 haben

begrudge

(biˈgradʒ) verb
to envy (someone something). I begrudge him his success.
References in classic literature ?
I would venture to swear," said Don Quixote, "that your worship is not known in the world, which always begrudges their reward to rare wits and praiseworthy labours.
Was it one of those wonderful talking fishes out of the Arabian Nights, or are you merely an angler yourself, and did you begrudge such a record catch to a girl?
cried the count, opening his moist eyes and sniffing repeatedly, as if a strong vinaigrette had been held to his nose; and he added, "Let the Emperor but say the word and we'll sacrifice everything and begrudge nothing.