jealousy

Definitions:

  • A jealous attitude or disposition.
  • Close vigilance.
  • The state or character of being jealous; zealous watchfulness; earnest solicitude for that which concerns one's self or others; suspicious care; suspicion.
  • <strong>Specifically—2.</strong> Distress or resentment caused by suspected or actual loss, through the rivalry of another, of the love, good will, or success one desires to retain or secure; fear or suspicion of successful rivalry, especially in love.
  • The plant <em>Sedum rupestre.</em>
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> See <internalXref urlencoded="envy">envy</internalXref>.
  • The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases directly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
  • A state of <xref>suspicious</xref> guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity.
  • A <xref>resentment</xref> towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.
  • Envy towards another's possessions
  • A close concern for someone or something, <xref>solicitude</xref>, <xref>vigilance</xref>.
  • a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
  • zealous vigilance
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