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  Definition of Envy
  1. spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  2. a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something possessed by another
  3. be envious of; set one''s heart on
  4. feel envious towards; admire enviously
Similar Words: invidia, enviousness, the green-eyed monster, begrudge

 

Hyponyms: covetousness, jealousy, green-eyed monster, covet

 

Derivational Morphology: begrudge, enviousness, the green-eyed monster, invidia

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: ljubomora   Catalan: enveja  
Chinese: 妒嫉   Danish: misundelse  
Dutch: afgunst   Finnish: kateus  
French: envie   German: Neid  
Italian: invidia   Latin: invidia  
Norwegian: misunnelse   Polish: zazdrość  
Portuguese: inveja   Romanian: invidie  
Russian: зависть   Serbian: zavist  
Slovene: zavist   Spanish: envidia  
Telugu: ఈర్ష్య  
 
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