• (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.

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envy vs. irony

envy vs. resent

envy vs. jealously

enthusiasm vs. envy

envy vs. kind

envy vs. respect

boastful vs. envy

envy vs. greedy

envy vs. fret

envy vs. grudge

envy vs. spite

envy vs. zealous

envy vs. guilt

envy vs. kindness

envy vs. hyphen

envy vs. love

covetousness vs. envy

envy vs. jealous

envy vs. greed

enviable vs. envy

complacence vs. envy

envy vs. hater

envy vs. hate

envy vs. rail

envy vs. malice

begrudge vs. envy

envy vs. reluctantly

envy vs. grudgingly

enmity vs. envy

envious vs. envy

emulate vs. envy

envy vs. green

covet vs. envy

avarice vs. envy

envy vs. malevolence

admire vs. envy

envy vs. jealousy