(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.
(a.) The effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime.
(a.) See Wroth.
(v. t.) To anger; to enrage; -- also used impersonally.
(1) Our members have had to bear the brunt of the passengers’ wrath, because the senior executives and staff went running for cover,” he said.
(2) "I take complete responsibility and offer nothing but love and contrition and I hope that now Jonathan and the BBC will endure less forensic wrath.
(3) Revolutionary forces also distributed leaflets at checkpoints leading into the city that read, "Dear Muslims, avoid God's wrath.
(4) We believe that there is a connection between those who traffic the children to Italy and those who employ them at the markets, so we are planning an investigation to establish these links.” The fear of their families facing the wrath of the traffickers is driving some to find quicker ways of repaying their debt.
(5) That means transcending their own need for status and recognition, facing the wrath of those seeking to maintain the status quo and doing what they know in their hearts to be right.
(6) Addressing the crowd, communist party leader Aleka Papariga warned that whatever government emerged in the coming days would face the wrath of the people if it dared to pass more belt-tightening measures.
(7) This would blow their chance to dismantle the signature policy achievement of the Obama presidency, leaving them facing the wrath of constituents and potential trouble at the ballot box.
(8) Sandwood Bay in Scotland Photograph: Alamy Am Buachaille, a rocky sea stack, stood guard-like to one side, the giant grey slabs which cut into the sea were bathed in frothing waves, and the dim glow of the Cape Wrath lighthouse sent out a muted white beam beyond the cliffs to my right.
(9) Adding to controversy, an MP caused an uproar after by telling parliament alcohol and revealing uniforms should be banned from all Malaysian flights to avoid "Allah's wrath".
(10) It’s a part of the American epic immortalised in John Steinbeck’s bitter novel, The Grapes of Wrath .
(11) Nick Clegg's MPs are already nervous about the wrath of voters and party members who will protest that they didn't support the Lib Dems for this.
(12) A leading Greek bishop has warned lawmakers that they risk incurring the wrath of God – and will be excommunicated – if they vote in favour of legalising same-sex partnerships.
(13) On the way back, in his speech to the Commons, he had to appease the wrath of Nick Clegg and show his government's credentials to Europe.
(14) 10.50am GMT Pro-Moris rally Morsi has incurred the wrath of many lawyers - some of whom are striking - by issuing the decree granting him widespread powers and simultaneously curbing those of the judiciary.
(15) cricketed Gatsby is one of the great books of the 20th century but you can't give just one novel the distinction of " Great American novel " because at different points in time that could be applied to many different books, including To Kill A Mockingbird , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , The Catcher in the Rye, The Grapes of Wrath ; Gatsby isn't even Fitzgerald's best work: go read This Side of Paradise and Tender is the Night.
(16) This could go back to being desert, the way it was before irrigation.” Many farmers are descendants of migrants who fled here to escape the 1930s dust bowl, a trauma immortalised in John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath.
(17) He directed the paper through choppy waters in its relationship with the Bush administration, earning the then president's wrath with a steady stream of scoops on the US government's use of phone tapping and torture.
(18) In normal circumstances, this would incur the wrath of those papers.
(19) David Cameron will risk the wrath of the drinks industry and free marketeers today by announcing his government is to introduce legislation setting a minimum alcohol price of 40p a unit in England – enough to add £135 to the annual bill of a heavy drinker.
(20) "No one should die in sin … This must be taken into consideration: we cannot stop Allah's wrath."