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Noun1.invidia - spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
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This envy, being in the Latin word invidia, goeth in the modern language, by the name of discontentment; of which we shall speak, in handling sedition.
For of other affections, there is occasion given, but now and then; and therefore it was well said, Invidia festos dies non agit: for it is ever working upon some or other.
Feng ('Desiring Subjects: Mimetic Desire and Female Invidia in Gaspara Stampa's Rime,' pp.
Questi la caccera per ogne villa,/ fin che l'avra rimessa ne lo inferno,/ la onde invidia prima dipartilla" (Inf.
Influenced by a mix of heavy metal, traditional hardcore and Southern hard rock, the Canadian group All Hail the Yeti will be coming to WOW Hall on Sunday, with support from Invidia and Broken Rail.
Con le trasformazioni in allucinosi si creano mondi perfetti, mondi illusoriamente al riparo da ogni "rivalita, invidia, voracita, minaccia, amore o odio" (Lopez-Corvo, 2002, del cattolicesimo piu ortodosso, sprofondato in totale e umile dedizione [.
The next up is envy, and while the unbounded, untethered desires conjured in this scene are not quite the invidia of envy, they are deeply related.
Intel Core I3 Processor 1 Mb Cache Or Higher Amd A Series/ Invidia Ge Force A Series Or Higher Mother Board 4 Gb 1066 Mhz Ddr 3 Ram With 16 Gb Expandability 500 Gb Hdd 7200 Rpm Or Higher 18.
To make it easy to remember the church coined a word SALIGIA with the first letters in latin of superbia, avarita, luxuria, invidia, gula, ira and acedia.
Los mismos ytalianos que siempre por invidia nos fueron tan enemigos que dissimularon quanto podieron, mas escondieron a mas no poder las excellencias de nuestra Hespana (52).
Si quiere mas eterna sepultura, si ya no fuese eterno nacimiento, con mi invidia la alcance en tu hermosura (26).
Gli altri po- Siempre nos han hanno sempre poli ci hanno sem- mirado con envidia guardato con invi- pre guardato con otros pueblos, y dia, e abbiamo avu- invidia, e abbiamo hemos tenido llu- to piogge di inva- avuto piogge di via de invasores.