(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.
(n.) The act of resenting.
(n.) The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon something; a state of consciousness; conviction; feeling; impression.
(n.) In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.
(n.) In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.
(1) Kate Connolly , Ian Traynor and Siobhán Dowling cover the "guilt and resentment" Germany's savers feel over pressure to do more to end the euro crisis.
(2) But I also feel a niggling strain of jealousy, even resentment, that it wasn't as easy for me the first time around as it is today for many people.
(3) Resentment towards the political elite, the widening gap between the immensely rich and the poor, the deteriorating social security system, the collapse in oil prices and what Forbes has called "a stampede" of investors out of Russia – an outflow of $42bn in the first four months of 2012 – means the economy is flagging.
(4) I believe that it is too valuable to be destroyed in a fit of resentment, pique or disillusion.
(5) Reacting to the announcement of the government review, Lady Smith of Basildon, the shadow leader of the Lords, said: “This is a massive over-reaction from a prime minister that clearly resents any challenge or meaningful scrutiny.
(6) I was told very politely by [Sony Radio Academy awards committee chairman] Tim Blackmore, a true gentleman, I did not resent it at all.
(7) What Katrina left behind: New Orleans' uneven recovery and unending divisions Read more Ten years on, resentment still lingers about the failure of the federal levee system during hurricane Katrina, the botched response of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema), and the long and difficult process of accessing billions of dollars in grant money for rebuilding, which for some people is not finished.
(8) The same-sex marriage bill became law, greeted with delight by the gay community and suspicious resentment by many Tories.
(9) David Davis , the former Conservative shadow home secretary, has warned that government plans to allow police and security services to extend their monitoring of the public's email and social media communications are unnecessary and will generate huge public resentment.
(10) Old resentments are reappearing as Chinese business takes a growing interest in Indonesian investments.
(11) The 2012 deployment of MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft on the island , and the relocation of a military base have added to popular resentment towards Tokyo.
(12) Brown also dismissed Tory warnings of growing resentment of public sector workers' gold-plated pensions, insisting there had been "significant savings", and refused to comment on whether it was appropriate for council chief executives to earn £200,000-plus a year.
(13) He went west to Alberta, which is like leaving New York to go to Texas – from the bright lights of the city to the oil and gas fields that keep those lights burning; from money and privilege to hard graft and resentment; from progressive to conservative.
(14) Today, like every Saturday, Alfie Haaland will be engulfed by regret and resentment.
(15) Simmering resentment towards the US presence on Okinawa exploded into anger in 1995 after three servicemen abducted and raped a 12-year-old girl , a crime that prompted lengthy negotiations on reducing the country's military footprint.
(16) There's no personal resentment; Greeks aren't like that.
(17) I'm sure that advisers are at fault: mediocre people with PR degrees, eagerly advising on how to avoid the resentment of the masses.
(18) Yet he never revealed the open resentment with which some of the Kennedy loyalists greeted Johnson.
(19) All I can tell you is that it is not from me and I actually resent the suggestion.
(20) We have a society accustomed to the pursuit of prosperity and individual gratification, often resentful of immigrants, and possessing a perilously skin-deep attachment to democracy.