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envious

synonym (synonym of envious)

  • (noun)
    One is envious who cherishes selfish ill will toward another because of his superior success, endowments, possessions, or the like. A person is enviou more.. (noun)
     
  • (adj.all)
    showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages (adj.all)
     

antonym (antonym of envious)

similar (similar with envious)

  • showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages (adj.all)
    having or expressing desire for something (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from envious)

  • (noun.act)
    spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    extreme greed for material wealth (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another (noun.feeling)
     
synonym antonym similar derivation jealous suspicious covetous contented friendly kindly satisfied trustful well-disposed desirous wishful envy invidia avarice enviousness

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