(a.) Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble.
(1) These findings highlight limitations of the data supplied and suggest that the usefulness of this enviable and unique data source could be enhanced if the medical profession took greater care in clearly stating an International Classification of Diseases diagnosis in a patient's hospital record.
(2) It will, he believes, be impossible to find a candidate who is both qualified and willing to take on the best-paid, least-enviable job in Whitehall.
(3) The Beastie Boys alienated their frat-boy fan base with the radical boho stylings of 1989's Paul's Boutique but bought themselves enviable credibility and long-term success in the process.
(4) Former FA technical director Wilkinson has a long-standing interest in youth development and coaching, while Gradi remains director of football and director of the academy at Crewe Alexandra, where he has a long and enviable record of developing talent.
(5) Twelve days on, however, he claimed the team had moved on, has an enviable array of attacking options available and a camaraderie epitomised by Falcao’s and Perea’s decision to accompany the squad in Brazil.
(6) Löw has an enviable squad to choose players from, although he does not have a natural striker to call upon.
(7) During the past decade, Enders has built up an enviable reputation for outspoken and contrarian analysis of the prospects for technology, telecoms and media across Europe.
(8) It was the end of the last of a string of enviable careers.
(9) Menzel, who brings an anxious intensity to a featherweight part, has an enviable fan base among young female audiences.
(10) Lawson insisted her lifestyle was "normal" and that while the enviable kitchen on her TV show was not her own, those were definitely her real children darting in and out of the room, scoffing down ricotta cakes with grilled radicchio baked by their picture-perfect mother.
(11) Burning with energy, blessed with an enviably able new leader, the SNP feels like the party of most Labour activists’ secret dreams.
(12) Her face, under a drift of honeyed hair, has a bright, open glow to it; the smile that beams out of her campaign literature is enviably natural.
(13) Caribou – Our Love Canadian producer Dan Snaith has cut an enviably idiosyncratic path through dance music in recent years, both as Caribou and in his more dancefloor-friendly guise Daphni.
(14) He had enviably thick hair and, as he opened the door to let me in, I noticed an orange kitten positioned on the floor beside a Dalmatian puppy.
(15) Because womenswear can be fabulous, gorgeous, weird, ridiculous, breathtaking, game-changing, enviable, exciting, desirable, wonderful.
(16) If the talks succeed, Wilders will be in the enviable position of wielding power while abjuring responsibility.
(17) Eton College , where David Cameron and several others in his government were schooled, is not shy of broadcasting the enviably superb facilities it provides for its 1,300 boys, in return for £34,434 a year if parents are paying full fees.
(18) Why,” the anthropologist asked a wise woman of the tribe, “why are all your songs so short?” And the wise woman replied: “Our songs are all so short because we know so much.” In other words, the experience of living as a single people in a single place, where each new generation follows the same old paths – such an experience produced a wonderful, enviable confidence about the reliability and the knowability of the world.
(19) Knitting and sewing take place at its Los Angeles HQ, and it boasts an enviable benefits package for its workers (on the flipside, CEO Dov Charney has been dogged by accusations of alleged sexual harassment, which throws up its own ethical quandaries).
(20) Smith generated an enviable rapport with his audience through public appearances to promote the movies.
(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.