(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.) Filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or ardent, in behalf of an object.
(a.) Filled with religious zeal.
(1) Republicans were under pressure not to dwell on Clinton’s use of a private email server as too zealous an attack could come off as partisan.
(2) More than 60 officers, who might be investigating a burglary in your street, are zealously pursuing other cops and public officials who may, or may not, have taken bungs from Sun journalists in return for information.
(3) His allies charge the prime minister with cowardice for dispatching one of his most zealously reforming ministers.
(4) Abaaoud’s older sister, Yasmina, told the New York Times in January that neither of the brothers showed a zealous interest in religion before leaving for Syria.
(5) Asked about the plan, Baker said on Monday that "both sides of the coalition" wanted high streets to prosper and that he agreed that over-zealous action by traffic wardens could be a problem.
(6) Care must be taken to guard against the health worker being overly zealous in motivating and mobilizing potential voluntary sterilization contraception candidates.
(7) Colonel David Black of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment says soldiers need to operate without being worried about "over-zealous and remote officialdom".
(8) After a zealous assessment of respective anatomical merits, attention switched to flaws.
(9) Those who leave the left are often those who end up detesting it more: becoming a convert often means being more zealous than existing believers.
(10) Sutherland said the Co-op bank's bad loans were mostly accounted for by Britannia, with half of all its poorly performing retail loans and three quarters of its roughly £440m corporate bad debts blamed on over-zealous loan agreements sold by the building society.
(11) Miller, too, earned Trump’s praise and widespread scorn for his zealous defense of the president and for peddling a baseless claim about phantom illegal voting.
(12) Most attempts to humanize medicine have at best been temporary, barely touching the margins of medicine and sustained largely by their zealous advocates.
(13) Arteta had been introduced as an early substitute for Coquelin, who hurt his knee in a zealous tackle on Claudio Yacob.
(14) In that sense, zealous neoconservatism may not be the cleverest political option, and May's ideas may yet point the way ahead.
(15) It has been zealously guarded by the recipients of the letters themselves, and over the last few years, by the full might of the British state and government, as Whitehall has fought every step of the way to stop the Freedom of Information Act disclosure of the letters to Rob Evans of the Guardian.
(16) When finally open public welfare was translated into reality during 1918-1933 as a result of the zealous efforts on the part of the reformatory psychiatrists, this was mainly done to save cost, whereas Kolb's original aims were largely lost in the process.
(17) Then, one evening, her zealous son accused her of tacitly criticising Mao.
(18) They are in the firing line if they do not endorse a zealous world view.
(19) They are beaten up and raped daily and it's not because they feel bad about themselves or have been got at by some zealous politically correct propaganda.
(20) Behind him lies the zealous, over-confident Dominic Cummings, his special adviser at education – forced out – humiliated at the Treasury select committee when his version of reality collided with its clever Tory chairman, Andrew Tyrie.