enviousness


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en·vi·ous

 (ĕn′vē-əs)
adj.
Feeling, expressing, or characterized by envy: "At times he regarded the wounded soldiers in an envious way.... He wished that he, too, had a wound, a red badge of courage" (Stephen Crane). See Usage Note at jealous.

en′vi·ous·ly adv.
en′vi·ous·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enviousness - a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by anotherenviousness - a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
bitterness, rancor, rancour, resentment, gall - a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
covetousness - an envious eagerness to possess something
green-eyed monster, jealousy - a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
penis envy - (psychoanalysis) a female's presumed envy of the male's penis; said to explain femininity
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enviousness

noun
Resentful or painful desire for another's advantages:
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They had to be protected; and their horses, carriages, houses, servants had to be protected; and the source of their wealth had to be protected in the heart of the city and the heart of the country; the whole social order favourable to their hygienic idleness had to be protected against the shallow enviousness of unhygienic labour.
She kept her eyes on me, and repeated with a sort of whimsical enviousness:
"It's nothing but enviousness," he said in a low ered tone, which had a stimulating effect upon my wearied hearing.
And was it not something like enviousness which gripped his heart, as if of a privilege denied to him alone of all the men that had ever passed through this world?
The special assistant said the popularity of the Prime Minister was increasing amongst the masses despite Shahbaz Sharif's efforts to misguide the people out of enviousness.
She said the popularity of the Prime Minister is increasing amongst the masses despite Shahbaz Sharif's efforts to misguide the people out of enviousness. She said the PML (N) leader is baffled over the successful meeting of Prime Minister Imran Khan with the US President Donald Trump and the warm and historic reception accorded to Imran Khan at Arena One.
The special assistant said the popularity of the PM is increasing amongst the masses despite Shehbaz Sharif's efforts to misguide the people out of enviousness. She said the PML-N leader is baffled over the successful meeting of Prime Minister Imran Khan with US President Donald Trump and the warm and historic reception accorded to Imran Khan at Arena One.
The down side would be the mix of feelings between inspiration and enviousness. I could never fully enjoy it because while I'm absorbing everything that the festival has to offer, I'm also desperate to get back and start working again.
include such traits as "shyness and enviousness." (98) Traits
But those negative feelings seem to relate more to individual personality than to an inherent characteristic of the network itself: controlling for introversion and enviousness, for instance, often cancels out Facebooks perceived negative effects.