HyperDic: envious

English > 1 sense of the word envious:
ADJECTIVEallenvious, covetous, jealousshowing extreme / extreme cupidity
envious > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > envious: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningshowing extreme / extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages.
Example "envious of their art collection"
Synonymscovetous, jealous
Broaderdesirous, wishfulHaving or expressing desire for something
Spanishceloso, codicioso, envidiosa, envidioso
Nounsenviousnessa feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
envyspite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Adverbsenviouslywith jealousy

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