(n.) An excessive or inordinate desire of gain; greediness after wealth; covetousness; cupidity.
(n.) An inordinate desire for some supposed good.
(1) The tragedy of Latin American health planning has been that the wisdom of their approach, which seeks to concern health consumers first rather than cater to the avarice of health producers as is done in the U.S., has not been matchable by the level of technological and political sophistication needed to bring it off.
(2) Under the cover of this administration’s constant cloud of chaos – some deliberately generated by Trump, much of it foisted upon him by his incompetence and avarice – this shared agenda is being pursued with methodical and unblinking focus.
(3) We didn’t want to do the manufacturing ourselves: we wanted a business to take on the idea, make the bikes, and bring us riches beyond the dreams of avarice.
(4) Combination of sclerotherapy with portal antihypertensive medication might become the treatment of choice until eradication of varices has been achieved; thereafter either continued medication or repeated endoscopy will maintain an avariceal state and effective prevention of recurrent variceal bleeding.
(5) He was the perfect 80s movie star, an emblem of American avarice, beloved of all the housewives.
(6) He display- ed no signs of personal avarice; he cut his presidential salary when he came to power, and lopped off a further third of it as a regular donation to a children's fund.
(7) Three hours of sexual and pharmacological excess, wanton debauchery, unfathomable avarice, gleeful misogyny, extreme narcotic brinksmanship, malfeasance and lawless behaviour is a lot to take, and some have complained of the film's relentlessness, which, if understood in formal terms, I think may be one of its main aims.
(8) You’re more likely to die at weekends because of junior doctors’ avarice and indolence.
(9) "We can see the results: the government cronies get rich – some beyond their wildest dreams of avarice – while the people stay poor."
(10) We could ascribe all of these investments to some kind of misplaced avarice.
(11) I am a Bollinger Bolshevik, apparently, because I believe I should have a final say in what my tickets cost, in order to manage audience expectation of the work itself, to control perceptions of my own apparent avarice and to make sure that money that is spent on me by punters reflects the cost savings I and the venue have cut corners to make, and the public subsidies the venue may have received, all of which are designed to make entry to the show viable, so that all sorts of people can come along and think I am shit together.
(12) We can see the results: the government cronies get rich – some beyond their wildest dreams of avarice – while the people stay poor."
(13) Quite the opposite is true.” FSG has been stung by accusations of avarice and protests that threaten Klopp’s ideal of unity between fans and the club.
(14) The flower of English football is being eaten by canker worms of money and avarice.
(15) On transparency, he slams countries - such as in Africa - who: rip off hard working people and plunder natural resources... Government officials get rich, some beyond their wildest dreams of avarice.
(16) Yesterday it was the Barclays board, avatars of avarice overseeing rewards beyond any conceivable fair share – a 10% rise in bonuses despite a 32% fall in profits.
(17) Even the star of the Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence, chose to publicly tut at her own employer’s avarice (“I think it’s too soon.
(18) Now his emotions spewed, they shot out: fear, anxiety, worry, power, thirst, hunger, lust, avarice, hubris … He's feeling everything and he's alive.
(19) A s a parable of avarice, it is surely much older than the internet that has recently given it a new lease of life.
(20) When all the outlandish trappings of an extraordinary event have begun to fade and gather dust in the memory, when we have grown vague about the wheeling and dealing involved, about how ethnic pride and financial avarice became ardent bedmates, when we scarcely smile at the remembered sight of Bundini Brown planting a kiss and a “Float like a butterfly” biro on President Mobutu or the more appealing but equally unlikely spectacle of an attractive young black woman breast-feeding her baby in the third row ringside, where accommodation cost $250 a place without mention of meals – when that distant day comes, what will remain utterly undiminished is the excitement of Muhammad Ali’s performance.
(n.) Malice; ill will; spite.
(n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.
(n.) Emulation; rivalry.
(n.) Public odium; ill repute.
(n.) An object of envious notice or feeling.
(v. t.) To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.
(v. t.) To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.
(v. t.) To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.
(v. t.) To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
(v. t.) To hate.
(v. t.) To emulate.
(v. i.) To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.
(v. i.) To show malice or ill will; to rail.
(1) In this book, he dismisses Freud's idea of penis envy - "Freud got it spectacularly wrong" - and said "women don't envy the penis.
(2) We are prepared to be honest with people and say that we will all need to chip in a little more.” The party’s health spokesman, Norman Lamb, said: “The NHS was once the envy of the world and this pledge is the first step in restoring it to where it should be.
(3) In a series of analyses guided by intuitive hypotheses, the Smith and Ellsworth theoretical approach, and a relatively unconstrained, open-ended exploration of the data, the situations were found to vary with respect to the emotions of pride, jealousy or envy, pride in the other, boredom, and happiness.
(4) It is difficult for me to resist a slight sense of envy for those anxiously awaiting A-level results this morning, although this may seem perverse.
(5) And this naturally provokes envy and jealousy.” Asked when they fell out, Blatter said: “It was after he was elected Uefa president in 2007.
(6) A later phase of penis envy usually represents a regressive effort to resolve oedipal conflicts.
(7) Self-envy interpretation may help the analyst to deal with the transferential pressure exercised by these patients, and as a consequence improving the 'working space' and providing a better analytical objectivity.
(8) I am looking forward to working closely with him to ensure the BBC's television portfolio remains the envy of the broadcasting world."
(9) Owing to its confusional characteristics, envy is always subtly disguised and hardly ever appears in a straightforward manner.
(10) This confused, less than beautiful, apparently dysfunctional city – the physical result of so much trauma and division – becomes charming, full of life and the envy of other cities, not for its beauty or its wealth but because of its vitality.
(11) Using skills acquired in his first job with the accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and his second, buying and selling companies for JP Morgan, he minted a commercial model from the calm opulence of United's discreet Mayfair office that soon became the envy of the football world.
(12) • Try to ignore the noise around you: the chatter, the parties, the reviews, the envy, the shame.
(13) Franklin puts the more personal criticism made of writers down to envy, blaming bloggers, and thinks British literary culture is uniquely mean.
(14) Envy or jealousy always destroys unity, even inside one household.
(15) Botín's father, Emilio, executive chairman of the Santander group, was behind the takeover of Abbey National in 2004 and pounced on Alliance & Leicester and Bradford & Bingley during the 2008 banking crisis, in deals much envied by rivals.
(16) The functions of these 'successful defence' manoeuvres are to obviate any feelings of an awareness of envy, although they may be overtly envious attacks within themselves, secondly they nullify any awareness of dependence, and also nullify awareness of need and illness, and thirdly they maintain the narcissistic organization by producing a successful identificate.
(17) Afterwards, she was "suddenly beautiful", and though the attention this brought was occasionally useful, mostly it was just a pain in the butt: the tiresome suggestions that she had only got on thanks to her appearance; the hurtful ire of that other great feminist, Betty Friedan, whose loathing of Steinem seemed mostly to be motivated by envy.
(18) Traditional drive-defense or object instinctual explanations tend to diminish awareness of the importance of self-esteem in the experience of envy.
(19) I envy those who have not yet read The Iliad, if such there are.
(20) To be sure, envy reactions to any patient are significant, whether they simply distort the therapist's perception or contribute to a deeper understanding of the patient.