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jealousy

jeal·ous·y

jealousy

 
 
pronunciation:
je l si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: jealousies
definition 1: envious or suspicious resentment, as of another's success, good fortune, or good qualities.
He couldn't hide his jealousy when his colleague was awarded the prize.
similar words:
envy
definition 2: suspicion or fear of losing another's affection, being betrayed, or being bested in some rivalry.
His jealousy over his wife's friendships put a strain on their marriage.
definition 3: watchfulness in guarding or keeping something.
definition 4: a jealous condition, attitude, or mood.
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